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Bills of union: money, empire and ambitions in the mid-eighteenth century British Atlantic

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Analyses how thinkers on empire drew on monetary thought and banking theory address the financial, political and constitutional challenges of empire in the years before the American Revolution

Highlights the overlap between financial and imperial histories and reforms in the British Atlantic during the eighteenth century, and summarises key developments and scholarship relating to both strands

Examines the various proposals for an imperial monetary union and paper currency ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/978-3-030-67677-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3846-2326
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Publisher:
Palgrave Pivot Publisher's website
Series:
Palgrave Studies in the History of Finance
Place of publication:
Switzerland
Publication date:
2021-03-12
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EISSN:
2662-5172
ISSN:
2662-5164
EISBN:
9783030676773
ISBN-10:
3030676765
ISBN-13:
9783030676766

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