Roundtable

Opening Trade

The table of contents for our Spring 2019 issue.

By Lapham’s Quarterly

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, Trade, is now on newsstands. With original essays by Lewis H. Lapham, Suzy Hansen, Laleh Khalili, and Paul Strohm; Voices in Time contributions by al-Dimashqi, Fernand Braudel, Joseph Conrad, Maria Edgeworth, Eduardo Galeano, Jane Jacobs, Hilary Mantel, François Rabelais, Ayn Rand, David Ricardo, Max Weber, Rebecca West, and others; and art by Francis Alÿs, George Caleb Bingham, and others.

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Trade, the Spring 2019 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly.

INTRODUCTORY
Cover | Dionysus crossing the sea, black-figure kylix, Execias, c. 530 bc
Program Notes | Among the Contributors
Map | Terms of Sale
Preamble | Lewis H. Lapham, Globalization

VOICES IN TIME
Negotiations & Deals
2018: Washington, DC | Hearings on Section 301 Tariffs
c. 1520: Vijayanagar | Krishnadevaraya
c. 1100: Damascus | Abu al-Fadl Jafar ibn Ali al-Dimashqi
1527: London | Hilary Mantel
1970: Montevideo | Eduardo Galeano
1776: Kirkcaldy | Adam Smith
1957: New York City | Ayn Rand
1636: Quebec | Paul le Jeune
1934: Washington, DC | Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1552: Atlantic Ocean | François Rabelais
1892: Brusa | Gertrude Bell
2008: Azeroth | Scott Rettberg
1799: Dejima | David Mitchell
1898: Boston | Charlotte Perkins Gilman
c. 1190 bc: Troy | William Shakespeare
1904: Sulaco | Joseph Conrad
1791: Philadelphia | Alexander Hamilton
c. 1806: Bratslav | Nachman of Bratslav
1455: Lisbon | Antoniotto Usodimare
c. 1940: Bombay | Salman Rushdie
1904: Heidelberg | Max Weber
1688: Amsterdam | Joseph Penso de la Vega
1804: Jamaica | Maria Edgeworth
1842: London | Anti-Corn Law League
c. 1900: Tanganyika | Abdulrazak Gurnah
1919: Boston | Major League Baseball

Routes & Outposts
2011: Baltimore | Joshuah Bearman
1902: London | John Masefield
c. 150: China | Ma Duanlin
c. 1504: Atlas Mountains | Amin Maalouf
c. 1573: Augsburg | Fugger Newsletters
1838: Hugli River | Amitav Ghosh
1635: Edo | Sakoku Edict
1969: Toronto | Jane Jacobs
1949: Paris | Fernand Braudel
1854: Marea | Ferdinand de Lesseps
c. 300: Niya | Shanshan Tablet
1793: Beijing | Qianlong
1846: Fort Laramie | Francis Parkman
c. 1849: Platte River | Curly Chief
c. 50: Red Sea | Periplus of the Erythraean Sea
1788: Plymouth | William Elford
c. 1915: Trobriand Islands | Marcel Mauss
c. 1690: London | Dudley North
c. 1728: England | Voltaire
1937: Dalmatia | Rebecca West
66 bc: Rome | Cicero
1544: Junquinilau | Fernão Mendes Pinto
1382: Florence | Iris Origo
1979: New York City | June Nash
c. 120: Rome | Juvenal

Markets & Rackets
c. 2006: Hong Kong | Ling Ma
1711: London | Joseph Addison
1903: Chicago | Frank Norris
1817: Gloucestershire | David Ricardo
c. 1670: Hamburg | Glückel of Hameln
2009: London | David Graeber
c. 1940: Paris | Walter Benjamin
1494: Florence | Luca Pacioli
c. 1915: Bahia | Jorge Amado
c. 77: Misenum | Pliny the Elder
1842: Russia | Nikolai Gogol
1968: Lawrence, KS | Robert F. Kennedy
1405: France | Christine de Pisan
1914: Nigeria | Northcote W. Thomas
c. 330 bc: Athens | Aristotle
c. 1800: New York City | Luc Sante
c. 1800: Bermuda | Mary Prince
c. 1870: San Francisco | Herbert Asbury
1859: Edo | Fukuzawa Yukichi
1945: Germany | Richard A. Radford
47: Tebtunis | Association of Salt Merchants
1873: Paris | Émile Zola
1519: Tenochtitlán | Bernal Díaz del Castillo
1888: London | Friedrich Engels
c. 330 bc: Teng | Mencius

FURTHER REMARKS
Essays
Timeless Life in the Grand Bazaar | Suzy Hansen
Maken Engelond Gret Ayeyn | Paul Strohm
A World Built on Sand and Oil | Laleh Khalili

Departments
Conversations | Jefferson, Fortunate Eagle, Warren
Miscellany | Wasp Unions, Visible Hands, Nut Income
Glossary | Arbitrage, Hawker, Quid Pro Quo
Sources | Readings & Art