By Rajani Kannepalli Kanth
Taking the placement that human societies are basically cultural, now not fabric constructs, this paintings passionately argues for a prepared reevalution of the knowledge inherent within the precapitalist, and sometimes extra-European, cultural history of humanity as a way to verify what classes should be discovered for a human emancipation unmarked by means of the materialist paradigms of the buildup of wealth and power.
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