From Market-Places to a Market Economy: The Transformation of Rural Massachusetts, 1750-1850
Publish date: November 15th 1992
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
Through extensive primary research and mathematical modeling, Rothenberg came to the conclusion that the “capitalist transition” began around 1750, and was substantially underway in rural Massachusetts by 1800. While she performs a little sleight of hand navigating between a tight, economist’s defi...