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China and Historical Capitalism

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With Gregory Blue Only recently has it been recognized in the West that the historical experience of the world has been as much the history of China as of the West. The primary subject of this book is the historical relationship that has arisen between the concept of capitalism and the idea of China. The Read more

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The Asiatic Mode of Production in China

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As Chinese intellectuals emerged from the Cultural Revolution, they began to cast around within Marxist philosophy for a new model by which to understand China’s history, and in particular the resilience of autocracy into their own day. The model they found in Marx was his concept of the Asiatic mode of production, which rejected the Read more

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