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Series Launch: Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, A Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Please join the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies and The New School History Department in celebrating the launch of Columbia University Press' newest series, the Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. This series takes the full measure of the complexity and significance of capitalism, placing it at the center of the American experience.

The event will feature the first two books in our series:

From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs
Joshua Clark Davis, University of Baltimore

Creditworthy: A History of Consumer Surveillance and Financial Identity in America.
Josh Lauer, University of New Hampshire

Also on hand will be series co-editors Devin Fergus (Ohio State University), Louis Hyman (Cornell University), Bethany Moreton (Dartmouth), and Julia Ott (The New School).

Food and beverages will be served.

Presented by The New School's Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies.

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