Sophus Reinert, “The Way to Wealth Around the World: Benjamin Franklin and the Globalization of American Capitalism” on December 11th, 2014

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions was pleased to welcome: 

Sophus Reinert

Harvard Business School

“The Way to Wealth Around the World:
Benjamin Franklin and the Globalization of American Capitalism”

 

 Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:00PM  

Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 401 

 

Professor Reinert spoke about the surprising reach of Benjamin Franklin’s classic self-help book and its role in configuring global capitalism. He is the author of the pathbreaking and multiple award-winning monograph, Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy (Cambridge 2011) and the editor of The Political Economy of Empire in the Early Modern World (Palgrave 2013).

December 11, 2015