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" The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created more massive and more colossal productive forces than have all preceding generations together. "
Modern Political Philosophy - Page 51
by Richard Hudelson - 1999
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Europe 1715-1919: From Enlightenment to World War

Shirley Elson Roessler, Reny Miklos - 2003 - 320 pages
...illusions it has substituted naked, shameless, direct, brutal exploitation. . . . 268 The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...application of chemistry to industry and agriculture, steam navigation, railways, electric telegraphs, clearing of whole continents for cultivation, canalization...
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Liars, Lovers, and Heroes: What the New Brain Science Reveals About How We ...

Steven R. Quartz, Terrence J. Sejnowski - 2003 - 352 pages
...rationality lay the power not just to know nature but to transform it. As Karl Marx said, "The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...forces than have all preceding generations together." The scientific method stems from the sovereign individuals power to construct systems of knowledge...
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Mappers of Society: The Lives, Times, and Legacies of Great Sociologists

Ronald Fernandez - 2003 - 291 pages
...written by the cheering members of London's Chamber of Commerce, Marx writes that "the bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...forces than have all preceding generations together." Canals, railroads, the telegraph, agriculture, steam, navigation, "and the clearing of whole continents...
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America the Virtuous: The Crisis of Democracy and the Quest for Empire

Claes G. Ryn - 2003 - 221 pages
...unleashing enormous productive power. In the words of The Communist Manifesto (1848), "The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...forces than have all preceding generations together." Far from opposing the spread of capitalism, Marx believed, again like today's enthusiastic champions...
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The Next Upsurge: Labor and the New Social Movements

Dan Clawson - 2003 - 235 pages
...has thus rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...productive forces than have all preceding generations together.13 Remarkable as US growth was in the post-1945 period, the economic development of the Global...
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The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960 ...

Michael Bess - 2003 - 369 pages
...transformation that a dumbfounded Karl Marx was already describing as early as 1848: The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...and more colossal productive forces than have all the preceding generations together. Subjection of Nature's forces to man, machinery, application of...
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A Political Theology of Nature

Peter Scott - 2003 - 275 pages
...Unsurprisingly, Karl Marx captures modernity's objectification of nature in the hope of its mastery by humanity: Subjection of nature's forces to man, machinery, application of chemistry to industry and agriculture, steam navigation, railways, electric telegraphs, clearing of whole continents for cultivation, canalisation...
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The Next Upsurge: Labor and the New Social Movements

Dan Clawson - 2003 - 235 pages
...bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created 138 Neoliberal Globalization more massive and more colossal productive forces than have all preceding generations together.13 Remarkable as US growth was in the post-1945 period, the economic development of the Global...
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The Communist Manifesto

Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx - 2004 - 256 pages
...nation, one government, one code of laws, one national class-interest, one tariff-zone. The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...telegraphs, clearing of whole continents for cultivation, making river-traffic possible, whole populations conjured out of the ground—what earlier century...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume X (19th and 20th Centuries Indexes)

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 476 pages
...one code of laws, one national class interest, one frontier, and one customs tariff. The bourgeoisie, during its rule of scarce one hundred years, has created...application of chemistry to industry and agriculture, steam navigation, railways, electric telegraphs, clearing of whole continents for cultivation, canalization...
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