Origins of Capitalism
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Did agrarian capitalism exist?
Angocentrism and the real subsumption of labor
Once again on the formal/real subsumption question
Jairus Banaji wins 2011 Deutscher prize
The Birth of Capitalism
Blaut's "8 Eurocentric Historians"
The Topless Dancer, Slavery and the Origins of Capitalism
The dialectical relationship between the steam-engine and slavery
Charles Post's palm-leaf hat
The Brenner Thesis
Answering some questions about Robert Brenner
Robert Brenner and primitive accumulation
The Primitive Accumulation debate
Robert Brenner versus Chris Harman
The Brenner Thesis, Ireland and Spain
The Brenner Thesis as Iberiantalism
Testing the Brenner Thesis Against Colonial Spain and Modern South Africa
British farming resisted mechanization until the 1850s
British farming and market imperatives
Capitalism, Slavery and the search for definitions
Capitalism and Slavery
Capitalism, slavery and primitive accumulation
Capitalism, slavery and the Brenner thesis, part 1 (Engerman-Fogel and Genovese)
Capitalism, slavery and the Brenner thesis, part 2 (Class and racial oppression prior to Reconstruction)
Capitalism, slavery and the Brenner thesis, part 3 (Reconstruction)
Capitalism, slavery and the Brenner thesis, part 4 (Marx, Lenin and various Trotskyists)
Capitalism, slavery and the Brenner thesis, part 5 (Henry Villard: portrait of a Radical Republican)
John Clegg's "Capitalism and Slavery"
Colonialism, monarchy and soil improvement
The New History of Capitalism, its detractors, and the American Indian
Neil Davidson, bourgeois revolutions and the transition to capitalism
Neil Davidson,was there a bourgeois revolution? (part 2)
Neil Davidson (1957-2020): an appreciation
Ricardo Duchesne on the "transition debate"
Ricardo Duchesne: the Marxist-Hegelian who became a White Nationalist
Does neo-feudalism define our epoch?
How the West Came to Rule: a work for the ages
Thoughts provoked by the HM Symposium on 'How the West Came to Rule'
Gerald Horne's "The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism"
Alan Knight: Brennerite Subalternist
Eric Mielants: The Origins of Capitalism and the Rise of the West
The transition to capitalism: is it in our genes?
More on is it in our genes?
Lenin's Tomb and the Brenner thesis
The tide turns against Political Marxism
Political Marxism and petty commodity production
Sweetness and Power
Slavery, technical progress and the sugar plantation
Gayatri Spivak vs. Vivek Chibber
Round two in the Robert Brenner-Vivek Chibber fight
The specter that is haunting Vivek Chibber: combined and uneven development
Town and Tawney
Turnips and the transition to capitalism
More on the turnip
Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019): an appreciation
Ellen Meiksins Wood: a political assessment
Ellen Meiksins Wood radio interview
A response to an Ellen Meiksins Wood Jacobin article
How did the universe begin? How will it end?