Readings:


  • Stephen Nicholas and Richard Steckel (1991), "Heights and Living Standards of English Workers During the Early Years of Industrialization, 1770-1815," Journal of Economic History 51:4 (December), pp. 937-57.
  • Joel Mokyr (1988), "Is There Still Life in the Pessimist Case? Consumption during the Industrial Revolution, 1790-1850," Journal of Economic History 48:1 (March), pp. 69-92.
  • George Boyer (1998), "The Historical Background of the Communist Manifesto," Journal of Economic Perspectives 12:4 (Autumn), pp. 151-174.
  • Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (1848), Manifesto of the Communist Party
  • Karl Marx (1849), Wage-Labor and Capital
  • Karl Marx (1867), The So-Called 'Primitive Accumulation'
  • David Landes (1986), "What Do Bosses Really Do?" Journal of Economic History 46:3 (September), pp. 585-623.
  • Gregory Clark (1994), "Factory Discipline," Journal of Economic History 54:1. (March), pp. 128-163.
  • Karl Marx (18??), Critique of the Gotha Programme
  • Charles Babbage
  • Andrew Ure

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