Republic of capital : Buenos Aires and the legal transformation of the Atlantic world

Adelman, Jeremy

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  • Creator Jeremy Adelman
  • Format Books
  • Publication Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999.
  • Physical Details
    • x, 376 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780804733793, 0804733791
  • OCLC ocm40354635


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Toward a political history of economic life -- Section I: The age of revolution, 1780's-1820's -- Imperial reconstitution and the limits of political property -- The quest for equipoise in the shadow of revolution -- From revolution to civil war -- Section II: The age of "anarchy," 1820's-1850's -- Rosas Agonistes, or the political economy of cronyism -- Chains of obligation: the duress of merchant law -- Reconsidering the Republic -- Section III: The age of order, 1850's-1860's -- Constitutional persuasions -- The new property of merchant capital -- Making money: the battle for monetary authority -- The unfinished revolution of the Republic of capital
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