Europe and the People Without History

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University of California Press, 1982 - 503 pages
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Contents - Preface (1997); Preface (1982) - Part One - Connections - Introduction; The World in 1400; Modes of Production; Europe, Prelude to Expansion - Part Two - In Search of Wealth; Iberians in America; The Fur Trade; Trade and Conquest in the Orient - Part Three - Capitalism - Industrial Revolution; Crisis and Differentiation in Capitalism; The Movement of Commodities; The New Laborers - Afterword; Bibliographic Notes; Bibliography; Index.
 

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User Review  - Daniel Watts - Goodreads

Being a former Anthropology student I have seen this book referred to in slightly reverent tones. It is perceived to be THE work of Marxism within Anthropology, something to which nobody interested in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Griffin MB - Goodreads

a good and surprisingly little-referenced world history that takes a decidedly non-eurocentric, quasi-world-systems approach. Wolf is more traditionally marxist, tho, and comes out to bat for Mandel's ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
The World in 1400
24
Modes of Production
73
Europe Prelude to Expansion
101
Part Two In Search of Wealth
127
Industrial Revolution
267
Crisis and Differentiation in Capitalism
296
The Movement of Commodities
310
The New Laborers
354
Afterword
385
Bibliographic Notes
393
Bibliography
427
Index
473
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Eric R. Wolf (1923-1999) was Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Herbert H. Lehman College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

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