Ellen Meiksins Wood


Born
New York, The United States
Died
January 14, 2016

Genre

Influences


Ellen Meiksins Wood, for many years Professor of Political Science at York University, Toronto, was the author of many books, including Democracy Against Capitalism, The Pristine Culture of Capitalism, The Origin of Capitalism, Peasant-Citizen and Slave, Citizens to Lords, Empire of Capital and Liberty and Property.

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The Origin of Capitalism: A...

4.21 avg rating — 670 ratings — published 1999 — 12 editions
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Empire of Capital

3.89 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 2003 — 8 editions
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Democracy Against Capitalis...

4.41 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1995 — 13 editions
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The Retreat from Class: A N...

4.38 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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Citizens to Lords: A Social...

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Liberty and Property: A Soc...

4.42 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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The Pristine Culture of Cap...

4.13 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Peasant-Citizen and Slave: ...

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Trumpet of Sedition

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The Ellen Meiksins Wood Reader

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“Capitalism is also incapable of promoting sustainable development, not because it encourages technological advances that are capable of straining the earth's resources but because the purpose of capitalist production is exchange value not use value, profit not people.”
Ellen Meiksins Wood, The Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View