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Freedom and Necessity: An Introduction to the Study of Society (Routledge Library Editions: Landmarks in the History of Economic Thought) (Volume
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publication Date: 1970-04-02
Number of pages: 128
Originally published in 1970, this book examines the origins of social organizations, the development of Robinson Crusoe economies and the conception of property or rightful ownership, as well as the origins of agriculture, race and class. Discussing commerce and the nation state, capitalist expansion and war between industrial power, the book is a concise yet comprehensive survey of the evolution of the structures of the world’s economies and of the ideas which underlie them.