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Table Of Contents

IntroductionPart I Building The Common Ground
ONE Market Laws in the Early Republic
TWO The Market House
THREE Marketplace CulturePart II Cracks in the Market Walls
FOUR The Legalizing of Private Meat Shops in Antebellum New York
FIVE Market House Company Mania in Philadelphia
SIX The Landscape of DeregulationPart III Regaining a Share of the Marketplace
SEVEN Consumer Protection and the New Moral Economy
EIGHT Rebirth ogthe Municipal MarketNotes
Selected Bibliography