The Idea of Capitalism before the Industrial Revolution

Richard Grassby

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 138 pages

File size: 408 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In this volume, noted economic historian Richard Grassby investigates the origins and evolution of the idea of capitalism to illustrate for readers the true nature, merits, and the future of capitalism. Grassby examines its numerous and often conflicting definitions, and he tests alternative models of capitalism against the historical record to establish when, where, how, and why modern economies and societies emerged.