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Trade and Political Economy

David Hancock, Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Taste (Yale University Press: New Haven, 2009), 1-42, 133-71. electronic version here and chapter 7 (199-238) here

Rosalind Beiler, "Dissenting Religious Communication Networks and European Migration, 1660-1710," in Bailyn, ed., Soundings in Atlantic History, 210-236; here

Ken Banks, Chasing Empire, 65-100, 153-83. ch 3 here 


Steve Pincus, “Rethinking Mercantilism: Political Economy, the British Empire and the Atlantic World in the 17th and 18th Centuries.” William and Mary Quarterly (forthcoming). Electronic version here

Perry Gauci, “The Clash of Interests: Commerce and Politics in the Age of Anne,” in Clyve Jones, British Politics in the Age of Holmes (Wiley Blackwell: London, 2009), ch.11. Electronic version here

Nuala Zahedieh, 'Regulation, rent-seeking and the Glorious Revolution in the English Atlantic Economy', Economic History Review (2010). Electronic version here

Mark R. Valeri, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America (Princeton, 2010), chapter four. Electronic version here

Kathleen Wilson, “Empire, Trade and Popular Politics”, Past and Present no. 121 (1988). This is available electronically at

Mark Peterson, Boston and the Atlantic World, ch. 3 here