Advertisement

The Effects of Capitalist Penetration of Non-Capitalist Modes of Production: Penetration Under the Dominance of Merchants’ Capital

  • John G. Taylor

Abstract

In earlier chapters we noted the role that accumulations of mercantile capital played in the genealogy of the capitalist mode of production, and that the dominance of this form of capital in the period of the dissolution of the feudal mode and the transition to dominance by the capitalist mode had specific economic effects on non-capital modes.1 We also indicated that these effects continue to be reproduced even when merchants’ capital is no longer dominant, when penetration occurs under other forms, as the circulation of mercantile capital is increasingly subjected to the requirements of capitalist production.2

Keywords

Capitalist Production Capitalist Development Capitalist Mode Agrarian Sector Dutch Colonialism 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Notes

  1. 3.
    K. Marx and F. Engels, Selected Correspondence, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965, pp. 379–82.Google Scholar
  2. 4.
    C. Furtado, Economic Development of Latin America, Cambridge University Press, 1970, pp. 14–15.Google Scholar
  3. 5.
    Lloyd Best, ‘Outline of a model of a pure plantation economy’, Social and Economic Studies, September 1968.Google Scholar
  4. G. Beckford, Persistent Poverty, Oxford University Press, London, 1972.Google Scholar
  5. 6.
    A. Guerrero, Philippine Society and Revolution, Ta Kung Pao, Hong Kong, 1971.Google Scholar
  6. 7.
    J. S. Furnivall, Netherlands India: A Study of Plural Economy, Macmillan, New York, 1944.Google Scholar
  7. J. S. Furnivall, Colonial Policy and Practice: A Comparative Study of Burma and Netherlands India, Cambridge, 1948.Google Scholar
  8. C. Geertz, Agricultural Involution, University of California Press, 1963.Google Scholar
  9. 8.
    Rex Mortimer, ‘Indonesia: Growth or Development?’ in Showcase State: the Illusion of Indonesia’s ‘accelerated modernisation’, ed. Rex Mortimer, Angus and Robertson, London, 1973, pp. 61–6.Google Scholar
  10. 9.
    A. D. Lublinskaya, French Absolutism: The Crucial Phase 1620–1629, Cambridge University Press, 1968, Ch. 1, pp. 38–75.Google Scholar
  11. 17.
    G. Dupré and P. P. Rey, ‘Reflections on the pertinence of a theory of the history of exchange’ in Economy and SocietyVol. 2, No. 2, May 1973.Google Scholar
  12. E. Terray, ‘Long-distance exchange and the formation of the State’ in Economy and SocietyVol. 3, No. 3, August 1974.Google Scholar
  13. P. P. Rey, Colonialisme, néo-colonialisme et transition de capitalisme Maspero, Paris, 1971, Part II, Chapters 3 and 4.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© John G. Taylor 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Taylor

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations