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Last Name
Providence College
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19th & 20th c. American Social, Economic, and Business History, Financial History, History of Capitalism, History of Slavery
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About Me
Recent Publications

Other People’s Money: How Banking Worked in the Early American Republic, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.

Anglo-American Life Insurance, 1800-1914 (co-edited with Timothy Alborn), Pickering & Chatto, 2013 [paperback Routledge, 2016].

Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010 [paperback 2013].  Winner of the 2012 Hagley Prize for the best book in business history.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
American Civil War, American Founding Era, Capitalism, Economic History, Slavery