Capitalism pp 141-183 | Cite as

Creating Capitalism in Europe, 1400–1820



Whereas the preceding chapters have focused on the theory of capitalism, the present chapter and those that immediately follow focus on the early history of capitalism. Why should a book devoted to putting forth a coherent, accurate conception of capitalism digress into a narrative of its origins? Such a switch is not a digression in the least.


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© Bruce R. Scott 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Harvard Business SchoolBostonUSA

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