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Historical Capitalism: Accumulation by Dispossession

  • Samir Amin
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Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 17)

Abstract

Dominant bourgeois thought has replaced the historical reality of capitalism by an imaginary construction based on the principle, claimed to be eternal, of the rational and egoistic behaviour of the individual.

Keywords

Twentieth Century Imperialist Centre World System World Capitalism National Liberation 
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References

  1. Arrighi, Giovanni, 2007: Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the 21st Century (London–New York: Verso).Google Scholar
  2. Bagchi, Amiya Kumar, 2005: Perilous Passage, Mankind and the Global Ascendancy of Capital (Oxford: Oxford University Press).Google Scholar

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© The Author(s) 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DirecteurForum du Tiers MondeDakarSénégal
  2. 2.ParisFrance

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