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Author Wolf, Eric R., 1923-1999.

Title Europe and the people without history / Eric R. Wolf ; cartographic illustrations by Noël L. Diaz
Edition Reprint edition with new preface
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1982]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  940.2 Wol/Eat  DUE 20-06-19
Description xi, 503 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents The world in 1400 -- Modes of production -- Europe, prelude to expansion -- Iberians in America -- The fur trade -- The slave trade -- Trade and conquest in the Orient -- Industrial revolution -- Crisis and differentiation in capitalism -- The movement of commodities -- The new laborers
Summary Analyzes the history of European peasants, workers, and artisans as they were affected by major economic developments and trends from the beginning of colonial expansion through the industrial revolution
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-472) and index
Subject Social change -- Europe.
Social change.
Europe -- Economic conditions.
Europe -- History -- 1492-
Europe -- Social conditions.
LC no. 81024031
ISBN 0520044592
0520048989 paperback
9780520048980 paperback