Capitalism: A Short History


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In this book, one of the world's most renowned historians provides a concise and comprehensive history of capitalism within a global perspective from its medieval origins to the 2008 financial crisis and beyond. From early commercial capitalism in the Arab world, China, and Europe, to nineteenth- and twentieth-century industrialization, to today's globalized financial capitalism, Jeurgen Kocka offers an unmatched account of capitalism, one that weighs its great achievements against its great costs, crises, and failures. ...

Capitalism: A Short History 2017, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691178226

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Capitalism: A Short History 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691165226