Wallerstein on slavery and capitalism

Michael Perelman michael at SPAMecst.csuchico.edu
Fri Oct 20 22:52:55 MDT 2000

Exactly.  My friend, Phil Levine, who also lost tenure because he spent too much
time teaching and teaching well, wrote a good critique of them.  I don't recall the
book in which it appeared.

Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:

> Fogel & Engerman claim that the
> American slaves, having internalized the "Protestant work ethic,"
> were "diligent," "responsible," and "hardworking" -- Frederick
> Douglass, W. E. B. DuBois, Robin Kelley, and all other radicals'
> commentaries on slaves' resistance to work notwithstanding.

Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
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