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How the Old World EndedThe Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Jonathan Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism ... More

The Underground Wealth of NationsOn the Capitalist Origins of Silver Mining, A.D. 1150-1450

The Underground Wealth of Nations: On the Capitalist Origins of Silver Mining, A.D. 1150-1450

Jeannette Graulau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300218220
eISBN:
9780300249576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218220.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Hundreds of years before a sixteenth-century crisis in European agriculture led to the origins of capital, investment, and finance, the silver mining industry exhibited many of the features of modern ... More

Organic FuturesStruggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm

Connor J Fitzmaurice and Brian J. Gareau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300199451
eISBN:
9780300224856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300199451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walking through nearly any grocery store, contemporary American consumers are bound to encounter organic food. At any of the myriad of farmers’ markets that have sprung up in cities and small ... More

Strangers On Familiar SoilRediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Edward Dallam Melillo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This history explores the many unrecognized, enduring linkages between the state of California and the country of Chile. The book begins in 1786, when a French expedition brought the potato from ... More

Inglorious RevolutionPolitical Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

William R Summerhill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Nineteenth-century Brazil's constitutional monarchy credibly committed to repay sovereign debt, borrowing repeatedly in international and domestic capital markets without default. Yet it failed to ... More

Barley, Gold, or FiatToward a Pure Theory of Money

Barley, Gold, or Fiat: Toward a Pure Theory of Money

Thomas Quint and Martin Shubik

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300188158
eISBN:
9780300199222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book is about using game theory to model money and financial institutions. Using the backdrop of a simple two-good economy with two continua of traders, we propose a strategic market game to ... More

Freedom to HarmThe Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Thomas O. McGarity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

To what extent is economic freedom good? This book tells the story of how the business community, and the trade associations and think tanks that it created, launched three powerful assaults during ... More

The Watchful Clothier

The Watchful Clothier

Matthew Kadane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A clothier and a deeply religious man, Joseph Ryder faithfully kept a diary from 1733 until his death, 2.5 million words later, in 1768. Recently rediscovered and interpreted by the author of this ... More

Credit Between CulturesFarmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Parker Shipton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book brings a variety of perspectives—cultural, economic, political, and religious-philosophical—and years of field experience to this study about people who borrow and lend in the interior of ... More

The Unbounded HomeProperty Values Beyond Property Lines

The Unbounded Home: Property Values Beyond Property Lines

Lee Anne Fennell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122442
eISBN:
9780300155020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122442.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book grapples with a core modern reality—that the value and meaning of a home extends beyond its property lines to schools, shops, parks, services, neighbors, neighborhood aesthetics, and market ... More

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