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“Slavery and the Origins of Capitalism” — Counterpunch considers The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism


The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean
256 pp, $25 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-663-9
By Gerald Horne

Reviewed by Louis Proyect

“I had high hopes for Gerald Horne’s The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism for a couple of reasons…. ¶ My hopes were not only met, they were exceeded. Horne has written both a scholarly treatment enriched by primary sources excavated from archives three hundred years old but also a fierce polemic that hearkens back to those of CLR James and WEB Dubois….”

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