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The origin of capitalism : a longer view

Author: Ellen Meiksins Wood
Publisher: London : Verso, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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In this work, the author 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 product of very specific historical conditions.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Meiksins Wood
ISBN: 9781786630681 1786630680
OCLC Number: 1002564782
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ellen Meiksins Wood.

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In this work, the author 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 product of very specific historical conditions.

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