The Relentless Revolution

The Relentless Revolution

A History of Capitalism

By Joyce Appleby

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393068948, 494pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

The centuries-long history of capitalism is rich and eventful. Approaching capitalism as a culture, as important for its ideas and values as for its inventions and systems, Joyce Appleby gives us a fascinating introduction to this most potent creation of mankind from its origins to now.

About the Author
Joyce Appleby is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Economic Thought and Ideology in Seventeenth-Century England which was awarded the 1979 Berkshire book prize.