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Synopsis:

The intention of this work is to show that European expansion not only transformed the historical trajectory of non-European societies but also reconstituted the historical accounts of these societies before European intervention. It asserts that anthropology must pay more attention to history.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-472) and index.

About the Author

Eric R. Wolf (1923–1999) was Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Herbert H. Lehman College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

Table of Contents

PREFACE (1997)

PREFACE (1982)

PART ONE: CONNECTIONS

Introduction

The World in 1400

Modes of Production

Europe, Prelude to Expansion

PART TWO: IN SEARCH OF WEALTH

Iberians in America

The Fur Trade

Trade and Conquest in the Orient

PART THREE: CAPITALISM

Industrial Revolution

Crisis and Differentiation in Capitalism

The Movement of Commodities

The New Laborers

AFTERWORD

BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520048980
Subtitle:
With a New Preface
Author:
Wolf, Eric R.
Author:
Wolf, Eric R.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Social change
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Commercial Policy
Subject:
Foreign economic relations
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Europe Social conditions.
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 59
Publication Date:
19821203
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
534
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.11 lb

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Europe
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » Early Modern
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
History and Social Science » World History » Western Civilization

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