The Culture of Capital
Property, Cities, and Knowledge in Early Modern England
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;
Henry S. Turner is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.