Empire of Capital [Ellen Meiksins Wood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Capitalism makes possible a new form of domination by purely. Wood, a professor at York University in Toronto and an orthodox economic determinist, argues that the source of an empire’s wealth drives its military. Empire of Capital has ratings and 6 reviews. Andy said: Another great work by Wood. Part economic history, part contemporary political economy. An im.
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Slavoj Zizek and V. Looking for More Great Reads? By contrast Capitalism makes possible a new form of domination by purely economic means, argues Ellen Meiksins Wood. Litro rated it really liked it Dec 30, Ellen Wood’s study of the new imperialism represents the latest instance of her broader project of reconstituting a non-deterministic form of Meuksins which is able both to explain the historical specificity of capitalism and to inform socialist political activity.
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With the United States as the central power of this “new imperialism”, the world is being ordered to serve the needs of capital. Jun 11, Samir Salifou rated it liked it. Abstract Ellen Wood’s study of the new imperialism represents the latest instance of her broader project of reconstituting a non-deterministic form of Marxism which is able both to explain the historical specificity of capitalism and to inform socialist political activity.
If you had a personal account on the old platform, click here. Wood presents a thought-provoking interpretation of the nature of the contemporary US hegemony in light of a selection of earlier empires from the Arab Muslim Empire to Roman Empire and from Italian city-states to the British Empire, distinguishing the current capitalist imperialism from the earlier forms of imperialism based on direct political and military coercion and the extraction of profit through simple expropriation or trade.
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Inshe was inducted into the Royal Society of Canada, a marker of distinguished scholarship. To ask other readers questions about Empire of Capitalplease sign up. Gone are the days when an empire was built through land meikxins, modern empires are structured around markets and industry.
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This historical perspective is useful in mepire it gives the reader a comparative analysis of different empires, at different times in his In Empire of Capital, Ellen Meiskins Wood meiksons a thoroughly researched and well-argued case about a new form of empire that is based in capitalist theory.
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