The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, C. 1550-1850
This work traces the provision politics of emerging market society in England across its full three centuries; placing the burgeoning research on popular protests launched by E.P. Thompson's work in the context of recent syntheses on early modern economic history and state formation.
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