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    • Dangerous Economies

    • Status and Commerce in Imperial New York
    • By: Serena R. Zabin
    • Narrated by: Naomi Jacobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dangerous Economies is a history of New York culture and commerce in the first two thirds of the eighteenth century, when Britain was just beginning to catch up with its imperial rivals, France and Spain. In that sparsely populated city on the fringe of an empire, enslaved Africans rubbed elbows with white indentured servants while the elite strove to maintain ties with European genteel culture.

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