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By Mark Bevir, Frank Trentmann

ISBN-10: 0230505724

ISBN-13: 9780230505728

ISBN-10: 0333980816

ISBN-13: 9780333980811

This ebook is an cutting edge choice of essays by way of a brand new new release of British and American historians and political theorists. the quantity explores how severe traditions and ideology have helped to form capitalism. Chapters keep on with diversified evaluations in Britain and the United States and discover their Atlantic and imperial exchanges. the quantity contains chapters on questions of legislations and estate within the Victorian empire; traditions of land reform in nineteenth century the US and Britain; the impression of yank romanticism on British socialism; the position of england in American progressivism; American and British buyer security; the evolution of trusteeship and concepts of cosmopolitan democracy; the 'third method' and narratives of globalization.

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Bronstein 31 ments from Indian attacks. The recipients of these land grants were not seen as receiving something for nothing. Rather, their willingness to settle on the frontier promoted the cause of civilization. ’23 In 1852, J. L. 25 Bringing land under cultivation also enhanced the remainder of the country by providing new markets for Eastern products. Congressman C. 26 The call for 160-acre homesteads was enhanced by the image of the frontier-dwelling American as a hardy pioneer, able to meet any challenge and rise to any task.

2 above. The inability of traditions to fix their own application arises by analogy from Wittgenstein’s analysis of rule-following, see Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, trans. G. Anscombe (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1972), pp. 143–242. Winch, Adam Smith’s Politics; Werner Sombart, Der Moderne Kapitalismus (Munich: Duncker und Humblot, 1922, 5th edn); Friedrich Lenger, Werner Sombart, 1863–1941: Eine Biographie (Munich: Beck, 1994); Alon Kadish, Historians, Economists and Economic History (London: Routledge, 1989); and Charles S.

11 – we want to recognize that subjects do indeed construct meanings though they only ever do so within the context of a tradition that gives them their starting point. See for instance the tone as well as content of the recent debates in Social History, cited in n. 2 above. The inability of traditions to fix their own application arises by analogy from Wittgenstein’s analysis of rule-following, see Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, trans. G. Anscombe (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1972), pp.

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