Piketty amongst the Historians: Introduction to a Symposium on Thomas Piketty's Capital and Iideology

Jonathan Coopersmith, Andrew Popp*

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    Abstract

    This essay introduces this forum on Thomas Piketty's Capitalism and Ideology. We outline the debates that emerge from a joint reading of the six contributions to the forum. In doing so we assess the importance of Piketty's contribution to historical debates on capitalism, ideology, and inequality and consider how historians might respond to the challenges Piketty presents.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numbere12724
    JournalHistory Compass
    Volume20
    Issue number4
    Number of pages8
    ISSN1478-0542
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022

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    Published online: 04 March 2022.

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