A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
By: Jason W. Moore and Raj Patel
Publication Date: January 1, 2017
Jason W. Moore teaches World History and World-Ecology at Binghamton University and is Coordinator of the World-Ecology Research Network. He is the author of several books, including Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital, and of numerous award-winning essays in environmental history, political economy, and social theory.
Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist, and academic. He is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a Senior Research Associate at the Unit for the Humanities at Rhodes University. He is the author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy.