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Reading

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

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

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

William A. Pettigrew, ‘Free to Enslave: Politics and the Escalation of Britain’s Transatlantic Slave Trade, 1688 – 1714’, William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd series, vol. 64, no. 1, (2007). Electronic version here

Susan Scott Parrish, American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World (Chapel Hill, N.C., 2006), Introduction (pp. 1-23). Electronic version here