Review Essay – Capitalism by Any Other Name: Towards a synthesis of competing visions

Review Essay – Capitalism by Any Other Name: Towards a synthesis of competing visions

Abstract: The concept of capitalism is bound up not only with how and why Europe came to dominate the globe, but also with bitter contemporary debates on modernity and global inequality. This article examines competing conceptions of capitalism as formulated by conservative social theorists and world historians in search of synthesis.

Key words: capitalism, communism, inequality, world history, Hayek, Schumpeter, Braudel, Wallerstein, Wong, Pomeranz

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By Padraic Rohan, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Stanford University

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