Eighteenth Century Episodes

Eighteenth Century Economy Books

183. Trading Spaces in the Colonial Marketplace with Emma Hart

Nov. 5, 2020

With another American presidential election behind us, talk will inevitably turn to the economy and how the president will handle it. That begs a series of questions as we turn our thoughts back to the eighteenth century: Ho…

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160. Recasting Tacky's Revolt as an Atlantic Slave War with Vincent Brown

May 28, 2020

Virginia is a landscape shaped by slavery and the enslaved communities who labored in bondage on plantations like Mount Vernon, Monticello, and the smaller farms that surrounded these large estates. But in the eighteenth cen…