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Chapter Summaries

A Guide to the Introduction, Chapters and Appendices Introduction Establishment or imperial economics claims that progress simply occurs when societies are ready for it. By this logic, imperial rulers can keep society from advancing beyond their power to control it, with the excuse that conditions are not right, or not […]

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Footnotes (Live Links)

[Page numbers refer to the paperback] Footnotes for Introduction p. 5 n. 1: Arnold Toynbee, Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England (London: 1884; reprinted London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1913), p. 64. p. 5 n. 2: Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of […]

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About Anton Chaitkin

About Anton Chaitkin

Anton Chaitkin has been an activist since his childhood in the 1950s. In the early 1930s, his father, Jacob Chaitkin, a pro-Franklin Roosevelt lawyer, had blocked some of Wall Street’s financial arrangements with Hitler, and was legal counsel for the American Jewish Congress boycott against Germany. Anton grew up committed […]

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