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    • The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West"

    • By: Eric H Mielants
    • Narrated by: John Skinner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Eric Mielants provides a fresh, interdisciplinary interpretation of the origins of modernity in general and of capitalism in particular. He argues that, contrary to established thinking, the "Rise of the West" should not be examined through the lens of the Industrial Revolution or of the colonization of the New World but viewed through long-term developments that began in the Middle Ages.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A bit dry and academic; debunks common myths

    • By Philo on 06-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95