Introduction to the project, by Peter Hill and Juan Neves-Sarriegui
5 February 2019
(a) Modes of production
Henry Heller, The Birth of Capitalism: A 21st Century Perspective (London: Pluto, 2011). Introduction.
Cristobal Kay, ‘Reflections on the Latin American Contribution to Development Theory’, Development and Change, Vol. 22 (1991), 31-68.
Linda Nicholson, ‘Feminism and Marx: Integrating Feminism and the Economic’, originally ch. 6 of Gender and History (New York: Columbia UP, 1986). Original version here: https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/us/nichols.htm
Eric Wolf, Europe and the People without History (Berkeley: U of California Press, 1982, reprints 1997 and 2010). Ch. 3 ‘Modes of Production’ (pp. 73-100) and Afterword (pp. 385-392).
(b) Determination; social being and social consciousness
E. P. Thompson, video of contribution to SSRC Seminar on Models of Social Change, 1977:
(This is a response to a paper by Marxist anthropologist Maurice Godelier. Other participants in the seminar include Ernest Gellner, Keith Hopkins, Raphael Samuels, Sally Humphreys, Maurice Bloch, Peter Burke.)
Raymond Williams, Marxism and Literature (Oxford: OUP, 1977). Section II, chs. 1, 2 and 3 (pp. 75-95).