Capitalism and Slavery Fifty Years Later

Capitalism and Slavery Fifty Years Later

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Annotation Eleven papers from a conference, held at the U. of the West Indies in September 1996, which was dedicated to reexamining the issues raised by historian Williams' work on Caribbean slavery and British capitalism. Among the topics explored are the institutions that shaped Williams' views, the political impact of his work, the role of within the changing narrative of the Industrial Revolution, and the economic basis of Britain's abolition of the slave trade in the early 19th century. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ( Ashton, The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830 (London: Oxford University Press, 1948), 10-11. 19. Ibid., 21 ... R.M. Hartwell, aquot;The Causes of the Industrial Revolution: An Essay in Methodology, aquot; Economic History Review XVIII, no. 1 ( 1965):anbsp;...

Title:Capitalism and Slavery Fifty Years Later
Author:Heather Cateau, Selwyn H. H. Carrington
Publisher:Peter Lang Pub Incorporated - 2000


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