About the Author
James Fulcher is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester.
I have read a handful of works from the Very Short Introduction series.
Well maybe that is not quite accurate...this is a very bad joke...unearned capital going to "Oxford University" press for name brand Bu....it>!!!
The book was an excellent overview; it was current, easy to read, and contains a fine list of resources for further study.
A journey from the start of capitalism to what it has become now.Published 7 days ago by Mohammed Yasser
If you want to have a better idea of capitalism, read this book.
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This "Guide" (back cover) is a pamphlet sized tour guide that presents CAPITALISM as if you were a sightseer on a museum tour bus through London or Wall Street viewing the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bruce E. Woych
I was expecting an (at least) relatively impartial introduction, but the author could not put his allegiances aside to produce such a book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by grhellen
I have read a handful of works from the Very Short Introduction series. Most of the books have been great, although sometimes a little nuanced in their cover of material. Read morePublished on February 20, 2012 by TM
No book of such a short length could hope to give a full account of the history of capitalism, its defenders and its critics. Read morePublished on March 9, 2009 by W. Schultz
First off a disclaimer. I'm not an economist, college grad, or heavey weight intellectual. With that out of the way I want to say this is, like most of the Very Short Intro... Read morePublished on November 6, 2008 by Richard G. Darby