History of Capitalism

Natalia Savelyeva

History of Capitalism
  • New spirit of capitalism
  • Cognitive capitalism
  • Direct-sales organizations
  • Practices of care of the self
  • Subjectivity
  • Protest movements
  • Local activism
  • War conflicts
  • Politicization and depoliticization

    This course will examine the major developmental trajectories of capitalism in different countries, and how it has touched a wide array of people’s lives. Topics will range from historical paths of capitalism and the analysis of forms of production to the impact of these factors on changing gender relations, configurations of work and leisure, forms of labor, ideology and beliefs. The syllabus will include a wide range of authors, from historians such as Fernand Braudel, to sociologists and philosophers.

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