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The Resource Capitalism by gaslight : illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America, Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson

Capitalism by gaslight : illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America, Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson

Label
Capitalism by gaslight : illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America
Title
Capitalism by gaslight
Title remainder
illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compelling history of nineteenth-century economic, social, and cultural life, Capitalism by Gaslight explores the blurred boundary between legitimate and illegitimate economic activity, describing the dealings of prostitutes, dealers in dirty books and used goods, mock auctioneers, illegal slavers, and other entrepreneurs
Member of
Cataloging source
P@U
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
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  • Woloson, Wendy A.
  • Luskey, Brian P.
Series statement
Early American studies
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  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • Capitalism
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Capitalism
  • Economic history
  • Informal sector (Economics)
  • Social conditions
  • United States
Label
Capitalism by gaslight : illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America, Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The essays here contain revised and expanded versions of many of the papers presented at a conference jointly sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Library Company of Philadelphia"--Preface
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3. The Era of Shinplasters: Making Sense of Unregulated Paper Money
  • Greenberg, Joshua R.
  • Chapter 4. The Rag Race: Jewish Secondhand Clothing Dealers in England and America
  • Mendelsohn, Adam
  • Chapter 5. Lickspittles and Land Sharks: The Immigrant Exploitation Business in Antebellum New York
  • O'Malley, Brendan P.
  • Chapter 6. "The World Is But One Vast Mock Auction": Fraud and Capitalism in Nineteenth- Century America
  • Goettsch, Corey
  • Chapter 7. Underground on the High Seas: Commerce, Character, and Complicity in the Illegal Slave Trade
  • Hollander, Craig B.
  • Frontmatter
  • Chapter 8. "Some Rascally Business": Thieving Slaves, Unscrupulous Whites, and Charleston's Illicit Waterfront Trade
  • Thompson, Michael D.
  • Chapter 9. Selling Sex and Intimacy in the City: The Changing Business of Prostitution in Nineteenth- Century Baltimore
  • Hemphill, Katie M.
  • Chapter 10. Economies of Print in the Nineteenth- Century City
  • Erickson, Paul
  • Chapter 11. Back Number Budd: An African American Pioneer in the Old Newspaper and Information Management Business
  • Garvey, Ellen Gruber
  • Conclusion
  • Luskey, Brian P. ; Woloson, Wendy A.
  • Contents
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Luskey, Brian P. ; Woloson, Wendy A.
  • Chapter 1. The Loomis Gang's Market Revolution
  • Mackintosh, Will B.
  • Chapter 2. The Promiscuous Economy: Cultural and Commercial Geographies of Secondhand in the Antebellum City
  • Gamble, Robert J.
Control code
ocn904079241
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812291025
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812291025
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt136q72q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904079241
Label
Capitalism by gaslight : illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America, Brian P. Luskey and Wendy A. Woloson
Publication
Note
"The essays here contain revised and expanded versions of many of the papers presented at a conference jointly sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Library Company of Philadelphia"--Preface
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3. The Era of Shinplasters: Making Sense of Unregulated Paper Money
  • Greenberg, Joshua R.
  • Chapter 4. The Rag Race: Jewish Secondhand Clothing Dealers in England and America
  • Mendelsohn, Adam
  • Chapter 5. Lickspittles and Land Sharks: The Immigrant Exploitation Business in Antebellum New York
  • O'Malley, Brendan P.
  • Chapter 6. "The World Is But One Vast Mock Auction": Fraud and Capitalism in Nineteenth- Century America
  • Goettsch, Corey
  • Chapter 7. Underground on the High Seas: Commerce, Character, and Complicity in the Illegal Slave Trade
  • Hollander, Craig B.
  • Frontmatter
  • Chapter 8. "Some Rascally Business": Thieving Slaves, Unscrupulous Whites, and Charleston's Illicit Waterfront Trade
  • Thompson, Michael D.
  • Chapter 9. Selling Sex and Intimacy in the City: The Changing Business of Prostitution in Nineteenth- Century Baltimore
  • Hemphill, Katie M.
  • Chapter 10. Economies of Print in the Nineteenth- Century City
  • Erickson, Paul
  • Chapter 11. Back Number Budd: An African American Pioneer in the Old Newspaper and Information Management Business
  • Garvey, Ellen Gruber
  • Conclusion
  • Luskey, Brian P. ; Woloson, Wendy A.
  • Contents
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Luskey, Brian P. ; Woloson, Wendy A.
  • Chapter 1. The Loomis Gang's Market Revolution
  • Mackintosh, Will B.
  • Chapter 2. The Promiscuous Economy: Cultural and Commercial Geographies of Secondhand in the Antebellum City
  • Gamble, Robert J.
Control code
ocn904079241
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812291025
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812291025
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt136q72q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904079241

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