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Author Davies, Hannah Catherine, author.

Title Transatlantic speculations : globalization and the panics of 1873 / Hannah Catherine Davies
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
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Contents Intro; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Setting the Stage: Institutions and Cultures of Speculation in the 1860s and Early 1870s; 2. The Virtual World of Financial Information and the Making of a Bubble; 3. Predicting and Experiencing the Panics of 1873; 4. Flows of Paper, Flows of Gold: Theorizing the Panics; 5. Capitalism, Conspiracy, Corruption, and the Moral Economy of a Financial Crisis; 6. Criminalizing Promoters, Protecting Shareholders; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Hannah Catherine Davies offers a new lens on nineteenth-century globalization by exploring the ways in which the crises of 1873 challenged notions of economic and moral order. She maps the dual "transatlantic speculations": the financial speculation that led to these panics as well as the interpretative speculations that sprouted in their wake
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Depressions -- 1873
Journalism, Commercial -- 19th century
Speculation -- History -- 19th century
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
Journalism, Commercial.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018012327
ISBN 0231546211