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Accounting for Capitalism with Michael Zakim

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Room G529, 80 Fifth Avenue 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011

The Historical Studies department is proud to welcome - Michael Zakim, Professor of History at Tel Aviv University, for his talk on Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made.

Zakim is the author of Ready-Made Democracy, a political  history of men’s dress, and Accounting for Capitalism: The World the Clerk Made. He has also edited, together with Gary J. Kornblith, Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of  Nineteenth-Century America, and, most recently, a special issue of the  Journal of the Early Republic devoted to “Knowledge and its Uses,” which includes his essay on the “Political Geometry of Statistical  Tables.”  

Presented by Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research

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