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For the general reader, a survey of the fevolution and growth of capitalism. As the most tumultuous economic year in decades winds down, those predicting—or hoping for—capitalism’s demise would do well Prize for distinguished writing in American history from the Society of American Historians.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. The framework for our lives, it is a source of constant change, sometimes measured and predictable, sometimes drastic, out of control. Yet what is now ubiquitous was not always so.
Capitalism was an unlikely development when it emerged from isolated changes in farming, trade, and manufacturing in early-modern England. Astute observers began to notice these changes and register their effects. Those in power began to harness these new practices to the state, enhancing both.
A system generating wealth, power, and new ideas arose to reshape societies in a constant surge of change.
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Approaching capitalism as relentlless culture, as a historical development that was by no means natural or inevitable, Joyce Appleby gives us a fascinating introduction to this most potent creation of mankind from its origins to its present global reach.
Selected pages Title Page. Contents The Puzzle of Capitalism. Trading in New Directions.
The Relentless Revolution
Crucial Developments in the Countryside. Commentary on Markets and Human Nature.
The Ascent of Germany and the United States. The Industrial Leviathans and Their Opponents.
A New Level of Prosperity. Capitalism in New Settings. Into the Twentyfirst Century. Of Crises and Critics. Other editions – View all The Relentless Revolution: The Puzzle of Capitalism.