I was totally burned out on Friday and Saturday. I spent a lot of time on the couch, actively not reading.
This next week we're switching gears, moving from a medium-scale discussion of Victorian domestic life, to look at the creation of the 19th century global economic system. In this podcast, I briefly describe the three important factors of this new system: factories, finance and firms.
The Cambridge History of Capitalism: Volume 1, The Rise of Capitalism: From Ancient Origins to 1848 and The Cambridge History of Capitalism: Volume 2, The Spread of Capitalism: From 1848 to the Present
Eric Hobsbawm, Making of the Modern World