[Marxism] Bourgeois versus capitalist

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Mon Oct 24 18:39:17 MDT 2005

Louis Proyect wrote:
> With all due respect to my good friend Nestor, I don't believe that Marx
> made such a distinction. The terms bourgeoisie and capitalist were
> interchangeable. Ellen Meiksins Wood makes such a distinction as well in
> "Origins of Capitalism". If anybody can successfully explain what she is
> trying to say, you will be my guest at one of NYC's better cheap restaurants.

See _The Pristine Culture of Capitalism: A Historical Essay on Old
Regimes & Modern States_ (Verso, 1991).


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