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230. Narrating Value in the Long Eighteenth Century

Monday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., The Fens, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Steven L. Newman, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

1. "William Byrd's Hard Sell: History, Fiction, and the Making of the Global-Financial Plantation," Rob McLoone, Univ. of Iowa

2. "Experts, Intellectuals, and Financial Controversy in the 1790s," Alexander Dick, Univ. of British Columbia

3. "Constructing Liberal Value: From the Scottish Enlightenment to Hannah Arendt," Hina Nazar, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

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  • British Literature – Late Eighteenth Century

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