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Jonathan Barth

Assistant Professor
CLAS: Humanities > CLAS: Humanities Departments > Historical
Arizona State University
United States of America


Jonathan Barth received his Ph.D. in History from George Mason University in 2014. Barth specializes in the history of money and banking, with auxiliary interests in politics, culture, and the history of ideas. Barth is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University, in affiliation with the Center for Political Thought and Leadership and the School for Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies. In 2005 he received his B.A. in Secondary Education from Appalachian State University, taught high school for two years, and received his M.A. in History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009.

Research Interest

Early American History; British History; Monetary History; Intellectual History


  • Barth, J. E. (2014). "A peculiar stampe of our owne": The Massachusetts mint and the battle over sovereignty, 1652-1691. New England Quarterly-A Historical Review of New England Life and Letters, 87(3), 490-525. DOI: 10.1162/TNEQ_a_00396

  • Barth, J. (2016). Reconstructing mercantilism: Consensus and conflict in British imperial economy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. William and Mary Quarterly, 73(2), 257-290. DOI: 10.5309/willmaryquar.73.2.0257

  • Barth, J. (2017). The Republican Paradox: Liberty, Prosperity, Virtue, and Vice in the American Founding. Journal of Policy History, 29(2), 238-266. DOI: 10.1017/S0898030617000045

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