A Marxist History of the World part 43: Colonies, slavery, and racism

Faulkner, Neil
http://www.counterfire.org/index.php/articles/a-marxist-history-of-the-world/14416-a-marxist-history-of-the-world-part-43-colonies-slavery-and-racism

Publisher:  Counterfire
Date Written:  26/07/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14348

Capitalist contradictions were most evident in the 18th century, when the wealth of the merchant-capitalist class of Britain’s port-cities was contrasted with the untold human misery of the slaves, ramping up the historical significance of racist ideology.

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