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The agrarian origins of US capitalism: The transformation of the northern countryside before the civil war
This essay attempts to bring insights from the debates on the European transition to capitalism to the discussions among US historians about the transformation of the northern countryside in theExpand
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Vacating the City: An Analysis of New Homes vs. Household Growth
The high price of housing on the coasts, population growth in the large metropolitan areas of the south, southwest, and west, and the issue of affordability for lowand moderate-income householdsExpand
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Plantation Slavery and Economic Development in the Antebellum Southern United States
The relationship of plantation slavery in the Americas to economic and social development in the regions it was dominant has long been a subject of scholarly debate. The existing literature isExpand
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Capitalism, Laws of Motion and Social Relations of Production
AbstractTheory as History brings together twelve essays by Jarius Banaji addressing the nature of modes of production, the forms of historical capitalism and the varieties of pre-capitalist modes ofExpand
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The American Road To Capitalism
  • C. Post
  • Political Science
  • 21 March 2011
This chapter challenges the notion that North America was capitalist from the beginnings of English colonial settlement in the seventeenth century. While English colonialism in the seventeenth andExpand
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