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Introduction

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter presents the central claim of this study which is the critical incorporation of the themes of the European Enlightenment by regional elites, embedded in local intellectual tradition and ... More


Telling Stories: Vernacular versus Formal Democracy

Dana D. Nelson

in Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 1 contrasts the consensus story of the Framers’ Founding of U.S. democracy with a historical account of the vernacular democratic practices that undergirded early state constitutions and ... More


Civil Economy: The Paradigm and its Historical Roots

Pier Luigi Porta

in Policies for Happiness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758730
eISBN:
9780191818653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758730.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Public and Welfare

Bruni and Zamagni’s, Civil Economy is taken in this chapter as a benchmark, highlighting significant theoretical developments and showing at the same time the historico-analytic side of the ... More


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