ISBN (10)0860915727 
Classification330.122 WOO 
Title EntryThe pristine culture of capitalism: 
Subtitlea historical essay on old regimes and modern states 
Class Scheme & Edition DDC 23 
AuthorWood, Ellen Meiksins 
Place of PublicationLondon, England : 
Publisher's NameVerso, 
Date of Publication1991 
Extentx, 206p. 
Other Detailsindexed, notes  
Item DescriptorArguing that what is supposed to have epitomised bourgeois modernity, especially the emergence of a 'modern' state and political culture in continental Europe, signalled the persistence of precapitalist social property relations 
Formatted Content NoteSections include – England, capitalism, and the bourgeois paradigm; The modern state; The missing idea of sovereignty; Popular sovereignty, democracy and revolution; Components of a capitalist culture; A national economy; No great transformation, Model I – England as Ancien Régime; No great transformation, Model II – England as perennial capitalism; and Conclusion - capitalism and the ambiguity of progress 
Level Content-AudienceUndergraduate 
Subject Entry Capitalism - Great Britain
Great Britain - Politics and government
Political science - History 
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