What Makes the History of Capitalism Newsworthy?

  title={What Makes the History of Capitalism Newsworthy?},
  author={Seth Rockman},
  journal={Journal of the Early Republic},
  pages={439 - 466}
  • S. Rockman
  • Published 1 October 2014
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the Early Republic
What Makes the History of Capitalism Newsworthy? Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of NineteenthCentury America. Edited by Michael Zakim and Gary J. Komblith. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. viii + 358. Cloth, $97.00; paper $32.00.)Capitalism may be in crisis as an economic system, but it is thriving as a subject within the historical profession. The "history of capitalism" now organizes a book series at Columbia University Press, a seminar program at the… Expand
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