Liberty, Markets, and Ideas in the Work of Joyce Appleby


This conference examined the major works of Joyce Appleby in the areas of the history of economic ideas, the role of those ideas in America and their implications for liberalism and liberty in the early republic, and the wider implications of this perspective for our understanding of history.


Conference Readings

Appleby, Joyce. The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2010.

Appleby, Joyce. Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination. New York: Norton, 2013.

Appleby, Joyce. Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992.

Appleby, Joyce. Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s. New York: New York University Press, 1984.

Appleby, Joyce. Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard, 2000.

Appleby, Joyce Oldham. "The Vexed Story of Capitalism as Told by American Historians." Journal of the Early Republic 21, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 1-18. http://www.jstor.org (accessed January 18, 2010).

Appleby, Joyce Oldham. Economic Thought and Ideology in Seventeenth-Century England. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.

Appleby, Joyce, Lynn Hunt, and Margaret Jacob. Telling the Truth About History. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1995.