Wednesday, May 22, 2013

SHEAR Meeting Program Now Available

The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) will hold its annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 18-21, 2013.  The program has now been posted on the conference website. Many sessions will be of interest to business and economic historians; for example:
Session 4: "Crappy Goods, Stolen Goods, and Cutthroat Razors: Consumer Good Lifecycles and New Narratives of Capitalism"
Session 24: "Crafting Confidence: Commercial Actors and Risk Management in Early America's Marketplace"
Session 31: "Interactions between American Merchants and the British Empire in the Atlantic Colonies, 1780-1830"
Session 37: "In Banking, the Local Is the National and the National Is the Local"
Session 40: " 'Gone to Hell in a Hand Basket': The Search for Stability in the Market Economy"
Session 41: "Lobbying in the Age of Sectionalism"
Session 49: "Property, Politics, and  Economics in Early Republic State Formation"
Session 50: "Banks a Lot: Perspectives on the Early Republic's Capitalistic Culture"
Information about registration and other details can be found on the SHEAR meeting website.