Europe and the People Without History

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University of California Press, 1982 - 503 Seiten
The intention of this work is to show that European expansion not only transformed the historical trajectory of non-European societies but also reconstituted the historical accounts of these societies before European intervention. It asserts that anthropology must pay more attention to history.
 

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Nutzerbericht  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

This is a very broad yet detailed look at the history of the past five centuries, and the economic/materialist causes thereof. It combines anthropology with history, closely tying together societal ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Michael - Goodreads

This book was foundational in companion with Ariadne's Thread in my comprehension of world history and helped me make sense of why the world is as it is ecologically, economically, and culturally. A big read. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

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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Über den Autor (1982)

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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