World Market, State, and Family Farm: Social Bases of Household Production in the Era of Wage Labor

  title={World Market, State, and Family Farm: Social Bases of Household Production in the Era of Wage Labor},
  author={Harriet Friedmann},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={545 - 586}
  • H. Friedmann
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • Economics, History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Between 1873 and 1935 dramatic changes took place in the character of production in the industrial nations of the world. Longstanding and newly formed states in Europe and America engaged in vigorous campaigns of territorial expansion, so that virtually all the globe came to be incorporated within the sphere of world markets. During the same period, the expansion in industrial countries of new techniques of mass production coincided with growth and consolidation of organizations of people who… 
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