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- DescriptionIn the light of the deepening crisis of capitalism and continued n-Western capitalist accumulation, Henry Heller re-examines the debates surrounding the transition from feudalism to capitalism in Europe and elsewhere. Focusing on arguments about the origin, nature and sustainability of capitalism, Heller offers a new reading of the historical evidence and a critical interrogation of the transition debate. He advances the idea that capitalism must be understood as a political as well as an ecomic entity. This book breathes new life into the scholarship, taking issue with the excessively ecomistic approach of Robert Brenner, which has gained increasing support over the last ten years. It concludes that the future of capitalism is more threatened than ever before. The new insights in this book make it essential reading for engaged students and scholars of political ecomy and history.
- Author BiographyHenry Heller is a Professor of History at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He is the author of The Birth of Capitalism: A 21st Century Perspective (Pluto Press, 2011) The Cold War and the New Imperialism: A Global History, 1945-2005 (Monthly Review Press, 2006) and The Bourgeois Revolution in France (Berghahn Books, 2006).
- Author(s)Henry Heller
- PublisherPluto Press
- Date of Publication03/08/2011
- SubjectEconomics: Professional & General
- Series TitleThe Future of World Capitalism
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPluto Press
- Weight567 g
- Width135 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsLibrary binding
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