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Understanding Capitalism in the Third World

How Marxists understood capitalist development – or its absence – in Latin America, Africa and Asia changed dramatically over the course of the twentieth century. Broadly speaking, in the first half of the century Marxists believed that the countries of Latin America, Africa and Asia were underdeveloped because they were not capitalist. In the second half of the twentieth century most socialist scholars turned this interpretation on its head and argued that tricontinental countries were underdeveloped because they were capitalist. This radical revision was part the result of changing socio-economic conditions, and part the product of changing revolutionary strategies in the Third World. This chapter examines ruptures as well as continuities in Marxist approaches to underdevelopment and shows that how we understand capitalist development matters.
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