The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West"

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In this study, Eric Mielants provides a novel interdisciplinary interpretation of the origins of modernity and capitalism in particular. He argues that contrary to popular thinking, the Rise of the West should not be analyzed in terms of the Industrial Revolution or the colonization of the New World, but viewed from long-term developments that occurred in the Middle Ages. A fascinating overview of different civilizations in East Asia, South Asia, and Northwestern Africa is provided and systematically compared and contrasted ...

The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West" 2008, Temple University Press

ISBN-13: 9781592135769

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The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West" 2007, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781592135752

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