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History of Capitalism Syllabus

I’m teaching a graduate seminar in the fall on the history of capitalism with a (semi-) focus on the US, titled towards the 20th century. Yesterday I put in book orders. Tough choices had to be made and I’m sure I’m missing important books. But in any case, here is the list. I think it’s a good one.  I am open to further suggestions since I will build a bibliography for students in the syllabus. I posted this list at Facebook and have already received MANY great suggestions–and some outrage: Nothing on Nature? Economics? Veblen? VEBLEN!!!! The list: Robert Tucker, Read more