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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Read chapters 1-4 only, will return to. Read full review

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I blame myself for not reading this book sooner. Despite the length, it's maybe the most cogent big-picture history of the world since 1400. 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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