Capitalism and Slavery [Audiobook] download free by Eric Eustace Williams

Capitalism and Slavery Audiobook download free by Eric Eustace Williams
  • Listen audiobook: Capitalism and Slavery
  • Author: Eric Eustace Williams
  • Release date: 1994/11/17
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780807844885
  • Rating: 9.13 of 10
  • Votes: 520
  • Review by: Leyla Pederson
  • Review rating: 7.1 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Duration: 3H47M34S in 256 kbps (61.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-09
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG-4 DST, MPEG4, WAV, AC3, MP3, FLAC, WMA (compression ZIP, TAR.BZ2, TBZ2, TZ, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 306
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M8S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Slavery helped finance the Industrial Revolution in England. Plantation owners, shipbuilders, and merchants connected with the slave trade accumulated vast fortunes that established banks and heavy industry in Europe and expanded the reach of capitalism worldwide. Eric Williams advanced these powerful ideas in Capitalism and Slavery, published in 1944. Years ahead of its time, his profound critique became the foundation for studies of imperialism and economic development. Binding an economic view of history with strong moral argument, Williams's study of the role of slavery in financing the Industrial Revolution refuted traditional ideas of economic and moral progress and firmly established the centrality of the African slave trade in European economic development. He also showed that mature industrial capitalism in turn helped destroy the slave system. Establishing the exploitation of commercial capitalism and its link to racial attitudes, Williams employed a historicist vision that set the tone for future studies. In a new introduction, Colin Palmer assesses the lasting impact of Williams's groundbreaking work and analyzes the heated scholarly debates it generated when it first appeared.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Economy, Economic Systems & Structures, Slavery & Abolition Of Slavery, Economic History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 43.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 141.48x216.41x18.29mm
  • Weight: 394.63g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Chapel Hill, United States

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