Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

The Paradoxical History of Capitalism

| April 8, 2013

This article in the New York Times highlights a trend that is both desirable and needed – what appears to be an ongoing “revival” of sorts in the history of capitalism. Now some of us never really ceased working on the “history of capitalism,” though it was sometimes placed under the umbrellas of “economic history” and “policy history.” Much […]


| April 8, 2013

I decided to add a blog to this site for the purpose of recording my thoughts, research notes, and reactions to emerging trends in the study of history. Stay tuned for more coming soon!