Europe and the People Without History: With a New Preface

by Eric R. Wolf

University of California Press | December 3, 1982 | Trade Paperback

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Eric R. Wolf (1923–1999) was Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Herbert H. Lehman College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

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Dimensions: 534 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 in

Published: December 3, 1982

Publisher: University of California Press

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ISBN - 10: 0520048989

ISBN - 13: 9780520048980

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Europe and the People Without History: With a New Preface

Europe and the People Without History: With a New Preface

by Eric R. Wolf

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 534 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 in

Published: December 3, 1982

Publisher: University of California Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0520048989

ISBN - 13: 9780520048980

Table of Contents

PREFACE (1997)
PREFACE (1982)
PART ONE: CONNECTIONS
Introduction
The World in 1400
Modes of Production
Europe, Prelude to Expansion
PART TWO: IN SEARCH OF WEALTH
Iberians in America
The Fur Trade
Trade and Conquest in the Orient
PART THREE: CAPITALISM
Industrial Revolution
Crisis and Differentiation in Capitalism
The Movement of Commodities
The New Laborers
AFTERWORD
BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

About the Author

Eric R. Wolf (1923–1999) was Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, Herbert H. Lehman College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

Editorial Reviews

"Wolf's empirical knowledge is exceptionally wide. . . . He relies on a skillful selection of phenomena in time and space that are reasonably representative of the totality. . . . The book is very well written and with a profoundly human touch."--Magnus Morner, "Ethnos