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Author Dimmock, Spencer.
Title The Origin of capitalism in England, 1400-1600 / by Spencer Dimmock.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, [2014]

Author Dimmock, Spencer.
Series Historical materialism book series ; volume 74
Historical materialism book series ; 74.
Subject Capitalism -- England -- History -- 15th century.
Capitalism -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 309 pages .).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-394) and index.
Contents Robert Brenner's thesis on the transition from feudalism to capitalism -- The prime mover of economic and social development -- Class conflict and the crisis of feudalism -- Insecure property and the origin of capitalism -- The rise of capitalist yeomen and a capitalist aristocracy -- Periodising the origin of capitalism in England -- Orthodox Marxism versus political Marxism -- Economy and society in late medieval Lydd and its region -- An emerging capitalist social-property structure -- Engrossment, enclosure and resistance in the sixteenth century -- Legitimising social transformation: the festival of St. George.
Summary In The Origin of Capitalism in England, 1400-1600, Spencer Dimmock has produced a challenging and multi-layered account of a historical rupture in English feudal society which led to the first sustained transition to agrarian capitalism and consequent industrial revolution.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9004271104 (electronic bk.)
9789004271104 (electronic bk.)
9789004271098 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004271090 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 900093622
Additional Format Print version: Dimmock, Spencer. Origin of capitalism in England, 1400-1600 9789004271098 9004271090 (DLC) 2014011154