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Origin of Capitalism A Longer View

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ISBN-10: 1786630680

ISBN-13: 9781786630681

Edition: 2017

Authors: Ellen Meiksins Wood

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In this original and provocative book Ellen Meiksins Wood reminds us that capitalism is not a natural and inevitable consequence of human nature, nor is it simply an extension of age-old practices of trade and commerce. Rather, it is a late and localized product of very specific historical conditions, which required great transformations in social relations and in the human interaction with nature. This new edition is substantially revised and expanded, with extensive new material on imperialism, anti-Eurocentric history, capitalism and the nation-state, and the differences between capitalism and non-capitalist commerce. The author traces links between the origin of capitalism and…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 5/2/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.09" wide x 7.80" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English