By Marc Flandreau
Flandreau argues that finance and technology have been on the center of a brand new model of imperialism born in the course of Benjamin Disraeli’s first time period as Britain’s top minister within the 1860s. As anthropologists recommended the examine of Miskito Indians or acknowledged their perspectives on a Jamaican uprising, they have been in truth catering to the impulses of the inventory exchange—for their very own profit. during this manner the very improvement of the sector of anthropology used to be deeply tied to matters correct to the monetary market—from belief to corruption. furthermore, this e-book indicates how the interaction among anthropology and finance shaped the foundational constructions of overdue nineteenth-century British imperialism and helped produce crucial applied sciences of globalization as we all know it today.
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Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science by Marc Flandreau