Invention of Capitalism Classical Political Economy and the Secret History of Primitive Accumulation

ISBN-10: 0822324911

ISBN-13: 9780822324911

Edition: 2000

Authors: Michael Perelman

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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/3/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Michael Perelman is professor of economics at California State University at Chico, and the author of numerous books, including Steal This Idea and Railroading Economics.

Introduction: Dark Designs
The Enduring Importance of Primitive Accumulation
The Theory of Primitive Accumulation
Primitive Accumulation and the Game Laws
The Social Division of Labor and Household Production
Elaborating the Model of Primitive Accumulation
The Dawn of Political Economy
Sir James Steuart's Secret History of Primitive Accumulation
Adam Smith's Charming Obfuscation of Class
The Revisionist History of Professor Adam Smith
Adam Smith and the Ideological Role of the Colonies
Benjamin Franklin and the Smithian Ideology of Slavery and Wage Labor
The Classics as Cossacks: Classical Political Economy versus the Working Class
The Counterattack
Notes on Development
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