Theory as History: Essays on Modes of Production & Exploitation. Jairus Banaji; Historical Materialism Book Series, Volume 25, Leiden, Brill, xix plus The essays demonstrate the importance of reintegrating theory with history and of bringing history back into historical materialism. Jairus Banaji. BRILL, Theory as History: Essays on Modes of Production and Exploitation. Book · January Jairus Banaji at University of London Content uploaded by Jairus Banaji.
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If you had a personal account on the old platform, click here. Librarian administrators click here. Historical Materialism Book SeriesVolume: The essays collected here straddle four decades of work in both historiography and Marxist theory, combining source-based historical work in a wide range of languages with sophisticated discussion of Marx’s categories.
Key themes include the distinctions that are crucial to restoring complexity to the Marxist notion of jjairus ‘mode of production’; the emergence of medieval relations of production; the origins of capitalism; the dichotomy between free and unfree labour; and essays in agrarian history that range widely from Byzantine Egypt to 19th-century colonialism.
The essays demonstrate the importance of reintegrating theory with history and of bringing history back into historical materialism.
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An introductory chapter ties the collection together and shows how historical historu can develop an alternative to Marx’s ‘Asiatic mode of production’. More Options Prices excl. Biographical Note Jairus Banaji spent most of his academic life at Oxford.
Foreword, Marcel van der Linden Acknowledgements 1. Themes in Historical Materialism 2.
Modes of Production in a Materialist Conception of History 3. Workers Before Capitalism 5.
The Fictions of Free Labour: Contract, Coercion and so-called Unfree Labour 6. Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages: What Kind of Transition?
Theory As History: Essays on Modes of Production and Exploitation
Islam, the Mediterranean and the Rise of Capitalism Capitalist Domination and the Small Peasantry: All those interested in historical materialism, Marxist history, agrarian history and the numerous debates around pre-capitalist modes of production, the expansion of capitalism, and the subsumption of labour to capital. Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement.
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