Steffan Wyn-Jones on the US Military-Industrial-Complex

On Friday the 7th of June, Steffan Wyn-Jones, will deliver his paper “The US Military-Industrial Complex and Foreign Policy in the Early Cold War” to the Political Marxist working group at the University of Sussex. The presentation will be held in Fulton 101 from 15h00 to 17h00 on the University of Sussex campus. Steffan Wyn-Jones is…

Presenting the American Road to Capitalism: Upcoming Talks with Charles Post

In connection with the publication of his new book, Charles Post will deliver several talks over the course of the next month or so at the following locations Havens Center/University of Wisconsin-Madison: Thursday March 29, 2012  University of California Press/UC-Berkeley: Wednesday April 11, 2012 Economics Department Seminar/New School for Social Research: Tuesday April 24, 2012 For more information…

The American Road to Capitalism––Now in Paperback

Charles Post’s recently published (2011) book, The American Road to Capitalism: Studies in Class-Structure, Economic Development and Political Conflict, 1620–1877, which was also short listed for the 2011 Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize has been released by Haymarket Books in paperback. About The American Road: “Unable to analyze the dynamics of specific forms of social…

The American Road to Capitalism – a new book by Charles Post

The American Road to Capitalism Studies in Class-Structure, Economic Development and Political Conflict, 1620–1877 Most US historians assume that capitalism either “came in the first ships” or was the inevitable result of the expansion of the market. Unable to analyze the dynamics of specific forms of social labour in the antebellum US, most historians of…