why-the-historical-past-of-capitalism-subfield-obtained-slavery-(and-virtually-all-of-the-items-else)-so-terribly-despicable

Why the Historical past of Capitalism Subfield Obtained Slavery (and Virtually All of the items Else) so Terribly Despicable

Why the History of Capitalism Subfield Got Slavery (and Almost Everything Else) so Terribly Wrong By Robert E. Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, Augustana University Abstract: This article summarizes the argument of my 2017 book, The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the Economy, which critiques the work of “historians of capitalism,”…

#stanfordsausagefest:-“a-return-to-historical-past’s-darkish-age-as-a-gents’s-safety-society?”-a-response-from-the-coordinating-council-of-ladies-historians

#StanfordSausageFest: “A return to historical past’s darkish age as a gents’s safety society?” A response from the Coordinating Council of Ladies Historians

Sausage fest! I’ve been asked by the authors of this statement by the Coordinating Council for Women Historians at the American Historical Association to republish their response to the #StanfordSausageFest published yesterday at History News Network.  The authors link the specter of a return to “history’s dark age as a gentlemen’s protection society” to recent consciousness-raising…