What are some examples of early, failed capitalist experiments?

I've heard you mention in many of your segments and interviews that capitalism had a rough start much like socialism, and that many of the early capitalist countries collapsed, reverted to feudalism, or went in bad directions. What are some good historical examples of such failures, or even some books or articles discussing the early failures of capitalist societies?


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  • Jonathan Chavez
    tagged this with upvote 2019-01-12 22:40:28 -0500
  • Joseph Gubbels
    published this page in Ask Prof. Wolff 2017-09-03 16:21:13 -0400

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