Capitalism and Slavery

by Eric Williams

Book Info

Author Eric Williams
Year 1944

Book Description

No. of Mentions: 7

Year of publication: 1944 (University of North Carolina Press)

Author Birthplace: Trinidad

Residence: UK; Trinidad

Genre: Non-fiction

Summary: Williams’ groundbreaking work, ahead of its time, establishes a direct causal relationship between slavery and the advancement of Industrial Revolution, and by extension global capitalism. This has inspired and been the cornerstone of many further studies on racism, imperialism and post-colonial socio-economics.