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The Age of Capital: 1848-1875

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The first and best, major treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875, a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism throught the world. In the 1860s a new word entered the economic and political vocabulary of the world: 'capitalism'. The global triumph of capitalism is the major theme of history in the decades after 1848. It was the triumph of a society which believed that economic growth rests on competitive private enterprise, on success in buying everything in the cheapest market (including labour) and selling it in ...

The Age of Capital: 1848-1875 1996, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679772545

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The Age of Capital: 1848-1875 1988, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349104805

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