10 January: Debts and states
- O'Brien, P. 2014. "The formation of states and transitions to modern economies: England, Europe, and Asia compared." In The Cambridge History of Capitalism, edited by Larry Neal, 357-402. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- 't Hart, M.,Brandon, P. , and Sánchez, R. 2018. "Introduction: Maximising revenues, minimising political costs – challenges in the history of public finance of the early modern period." Financial History Review 25 (1):1-18.
17 January: Representation, local taxes,and royal debts
- Álvarez‐Nogal, C. and Chamley, C. 2014. "Debt Policy Under Constraints: Philip II, the Cortes, and Genoese bankers".The Economic History Review, 67(1): 192-213
- Boucoyannis, D. A. 2015. "No Representation without Taxation: The Coercive Origins of Consent and Constitutionalism." Politics and Society (September): 303-332
24 January: Monasteries and other banks
- Milhaud, C. 2015. "Priests or bankers? The ecclesiastical credit in early modern Spain." working paper <hal-01180682>.
- Burns, K. 1997. "Nuns, kurakas, and credit: The spiritual economy of seventeenth‐century Cuzco." Colonial Latin American Review 6 (2):185-203.
- Carboni, M. 2012. "Converting Goods into Cash: An Ethical Approach to Pawnbroking in Early Modern Bologna." Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme 35 (3):63-83
31 January: The damn numbers: did they know when they were broke?
- Gervais P. 2014. « Why profit and loss didn’t matter: the historicized rationality of Early Modern merchant accounting» in P.Gervais, Y. Lemarchand, and D. Margairaz, Merchants and Profits in the Age of Commerce, 1680-1830 .London, Pickering and Chatto:33-52
7 February: Bubbles, bursts, and banking on the lottery
- Murphy, A. L. 2005. "Lotteries in the 1690s: investment or gamble?". Financial History Review 12 (2):227-246
- Carlos, A. M. and Neal, L.. 2006."The micro-foundations of the early London capital market: Bank of England shareholders during and after the South Sea Bubble, 1700-25". Economic History Review LIX (3):498-538.
- Paul, Helen J. 2013. The South Sea bubble: an economic history of its origins and consequences. London; New York: Taylor & Francis. Chapters 7 and 8
14 February: Financial innovation or accident: Financial revolution or evolution
- Gelderblom, O. and J. Jonker.2004.“Completing a Financial Revolution: The Finance of the Dutch East India Trade and the Riseof the Amsterdam Capital Market, 1595-1612”.The Journal of Economic History 64(3):641-672.
- Fratianni, M. and F. Spinelli. 2006.“Italian city-states and financial evolution”. European Review of Economic History 10(3):257-278.
21 February: Usury, anti-Semitism, and the fear of the market
- Glaisyer, Natasha. 2007. "Calculating Credibility: Print Culture, Trust and Economic Figures in Early Eighteenth-Century England." The Economic History Review, New Series 60 (4):685-711.
- Trivellato, Francesca. 2019. The Promise and Peril of Credit What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society. Chapters on the learning platform
28 February: Imperial subsidies and the cost of empire
- Grafe, R. and Irigoin, A. 2012. "A stakeholder empire: the political economy of Spanish imperial rule in America".The Economic History Review 65 (2): 609-651.
- Costa, Leonor Freire, Nuno Palma, and Jaime Reis. 2015. "The Great Escape? The Contribution of the Empire to Portugal’s Economic Growth, 1500-1800." European Review of Economic History 19:1-22.
7 March No seminar
14 March: Conservative revolutionaries
- Kwass, Michael. 2013. "The First War on Drugs: Tobacco Trafficking, Criminality and the Fiscal State in Eighteenth-Century France." in The Hidden History of Crime, Corruption and States, edited by Renate Bridenthal. Oxford: Oxford University Press
- Spang, Rebecca L. 2017. Stuff and money in the time of the French Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press. Chapters on the learning platform
21 March: Galleons, galleys and Men of War: The business of naval provisioning
- Parrott, D. 2012. The Business of War. Military Enterprise and Military Revolution in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Introduction
- Torres Sánchez, R. 2016. Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
28 March: TBA