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The invention of capitalism : classical political economy and the secret history of primitive accumulation

Author: Michael Perelman
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perelman examines diaries, letters, and the more practical writings of the classical economists. He argues that these private and practical writings reveal the real intentions and goals of classical political economy - to separate a rural peasantry from their access to land.
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Perelman, Michael.
Invention of capitalism.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)1141677064
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Perelman
ISBN: 0822324547 9780822324546 0822324911 9780822324911
OCLC Number: 42291166
Notes: Revised edition of: Classical political economy. 1984, c1983.
Description: 412 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Dark Designs --
1. The Enduring Importance of Primitive Accumulation --
2. The Theory of Primitive Accumulation --
3. Primitive Accumulation and the Game Laws --
4. The Social Division of Labor and Household Production --
5. Elaborating the Model of Primitive Accumulation --
6. The Dawn of Political Economy --
7. Sir James Steuart's Secret History of Primitive Accumulation --
8. Adam Smith's Charming Obfuscation of Class --
9. The Revisionist History of Professor Adam Smith --
10. Adam Smith and the Ideological Role of the Colonies --
11. Benjamin Franklin and the Smithian Ideology of Slavery and Wage Labor --
12. The Classics as Cossacks: Classical Political Economy versus the Working Class --
13. The Counterattack --
14. Notes on Development.
Responsibility: Michael Perelman.

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