The Political Economy of Sentiment: Paper Credit and the Scottish Enlightenment in Early Republic Boston, 1780-1820


by
Jose R Torre

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Situates changes in the nature of money and the rise of sophisticated financial structures at the centre of the Enlightenment. This work argues that paper credit instruments were causal – critical to the larger epistemological and psychological changes associated with the Enlightenment’s reconstruction of value.