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David Alan Harvey is an American photographer, based in The Outer Banks, North Carolina and New York City. He has been a full member of the Magnum Photos agency from 1997 and has photographed extensively for National Geographic magazine.
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Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition book cover
Capitalism and Slavery, Third Edition
Eric Williams - 2021-04-01 (first published in 1944)
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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 19...
David Harvey
I aspire to write a concluding chapter as clear and succinct as Eric Williams did for his book, Capitalism and Slavery.      source
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A Critique of Political Economy, Vol. 1
Karl Marx - 2010-07-30
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A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society. It has proved to be the most influential work in twentieth-century social science; Marx did for social science what Darwin had done for biology. This is the only abridged edition to take...
David Harvey
My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume I, and to read it on Marx's own terms... one of his terms, I can assure you, is that you read, and read carefully. Real learning always entails a struggle to understand the unknown.      source
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