Were Bronze Age Specialized Makers, Freemen or Slaves?

Centralization vs Decentralization in the Bronze Age In 2004 anthropologist Edward M. Schortman and Patricia Urban published Modeling the Roles of Craft Production in Ancient Political Economies, a research paper discussing trends Continue Reading →

Luddites, Guilds, and Societies of Correspondence

Sculpture od a dignified man resting on a shovel gazing upward and surrounded by trees

The Power and the Beauty of the Working Class The Present State of the Of the Working Entrepreneurial Class Once there was a popular phrase for a conceptual ideal. It Continue Reading →