Capitalism as World-Ecology

@article{Moore2003CapitalismAW,
  title={Capitalism as World-Ecology},
  author={Jason W. Moore},
  journal={Organization & Environment},
  year={2003},
  volume={16},
  pages={514 - 517}
}
This essay considers the relevance of Fernand Braudel’s world-historical studies for the theory and practice of environmental history. Arguing against the conventional viewthat Braudel regarded the environment as a backdrop, the essay points to his sophisticated layering of time, space, and nature in which society and ecology actively shape each other. Braudel’s greatest historical-geographical insight is the idea that world-economies are not simply social constructions but also ecological… Expand
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