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Through the Prism of Slavery: Labor, Capital, and World Economy

History


by
Dale W. Tomich

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 226 pages

File size: 583 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery’s integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the “prism of slavery.” Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, the author develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about the nexus between slavery and the world economy.

This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery’s integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the “prism of slavery.” Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, the author develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about theā€¦ (more)

This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery’s integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the “prism of slavery.” Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, the author develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about the nexus between slavery and the world economy.

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