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Republic of Capital: Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the Atlantic W

By: Adelman, Jeremy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: STANFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780804746823

ISBN: 0804746826

Condition: USED


This book is a political history of economic life. Through a description of the convulsions of long-term change from colony to republic in Buenos Aires, "Republic of Capital" explores Atlantic world transformations in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Tracing the transition from colonial Natural Law to instrumental legal understandings of property, the book shows that the developments of constitutionalism and property law were more than coincidences: the polity shaped the rituals and practices arbitrating economic justice, while the crisis of property animated the support for a cent... View more info