The Theft of History

  title={The Theft of History},
  author={Jack Goody},
  journal={The Infinite Desire for Growth},
  • J. Goody
  • Published 12 June 2018
  • History
  • The Infinite Desire for Growth
Introduction Part I: 1. Who stole what? Time and space 2. Antiquity: no markets, but did they invent politics, freedom and the alphabet? 3. Feudalism: transition to capitalism or the collapse of Europe and the domination of Asia 4. Asiatic despots, in Turkey and elsewhere? Part II: 5. Science and civilization in Renaissance Europe 6. The theft of 'civilization': Elias and Absolutist Europe 7. The theft of 'capitalism': Braudel and global comparison Part III: 8. The theft of institutions, towns… 

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