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The Culture of Capital
Property, Cities, and Knowledge in Early Modern England

Edited By

Henry Turner





ISBN 9780415929257
Published July 5, 2002 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Book Description

Leading literary critics and historians reassess one of the defining features of early modern England -the idea of "capital." The collection reevaluates the different aspects of the concept amidst the profound changes of the period.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction, Henry S. Turner; Chapter 2 The Language of Property in Early Modern Europe, Martha C. Howell; Chapter 3 Capital Formations, Robert S. DuPlessis; Chapter 4 Fictions of the Early Modern English Probate Inventory, Lena Cowen Orlin; Chapter 5 Plotting Early Modernity, Henry S. Turner; Chapter 6 London, Change and Exchange; Chapter 7 The Metropolis and the Revolution, David Harris Sacks; Chapter 8 Competing Ideologies of Commerce in Thomas Heywood's, Jean E. Howard; Chapter 9 The Pocket Books of Early Modern History; Chapter 10 Walking Capitals, Karen Newman; Chapter 11 A New Subject for Criticism, John Guillory; Chapter 12 The Print of Goodness, Jonathan Goldberg; Chapter 13 Mathematics as a Social Formation, Denise Albanese; Chapter 14 The Value of Culture and the Disavowal of Things, Peter Stallybrass;

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Biography

Henry S. Turner is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.