• Notes on ContributorsForeword: Of Empire and Political Economy / Richard Drayton
  • Introduction: The Political Economy of Empire / Sophus Reinert and Pernille Røge
  • PART I. THEORISING THE EARLY MODERN EMPIRE
  • 1. An Empire of Trade Commercial Reason of State in Seventeenth-Century Holland / Jan Hartman and Arthur Weststeijn
  • 2. A Natural Order of Empire : The Physiocratic Vision of Colonial France after the Seven Years War / Pernille Røge
  • 3. Adam Smith on American Economic Development and the Future of the European Atlantic Empires / Thomas Hopkins
  • 4. Views from the South : Images of Britain and its Empire in Portuguese and Spanish Political Economic Discourse, c. 1740-1810 / Gabriel Paquette
  • 5. The Empire of Emulation : A Quantitative Analysis of Economic Translations in the European World, 1500-1849 / Sophus Reinert
  • PART II. IMPERIAL EXPERIENCES
  • 6. War, Peace, and the Rise of the London Stock Market / Giles Parkinson
  • 7. The Impact of Gifts and Trade : Georgia Colonists and Yamacraw Indians in the Colonial American Southeast / Claire Levenson
  • 8. Retrenchment, Reform and the Practice of Military-Fiscalism in the Early East India Company State / James Lees
  • 9. How Feeding Slaves Shaped the French Atlantic : Mercantilism and the Crisis of Food Provisioning in the Franco-Caribbean during the 17th and 18th Centuries / Bertie Mandelblatt