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Richard R. McGuire
SUNY Research Foundation, College at Brockport (Brockport, NY 14420-2997)

Authority and Exchange in the 18th Century

Study will be concerned with the legitimation of authority and changing economic practices in 18th century England (and France, possibly). A comparison will be made between the transformations of political power in England and France during the 18th century. The transition from the 16th century view of money-as-commodity to the later view of money-as-sign takes place largely during the 18th century. This study will trace this transition and correlate it with changing attitudes toward the legitimation of authority.

Project fields:
British History

Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 5/31/1979