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Generic Differentiation and the Naturalization of Money

Mary Poovey (ed.)

in Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226675329
eISBN:
9780226675213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675213.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that the general acceptance of Britain's credit economy was furthered by the two other kinds of writing with which this book is concerned. More specifically, it argues that one of ... More


Panic!

Alex Preda

in Framing Finance: The Boundaries of Markets and Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226679310
eISBN:
9780226679334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679334.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter investigates how the notion of panic crystallizes in representations of the market and how it affects the hierarchy of speculators. The charismatic features of the latter cannot ... More


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