Origins of modern world economy: twin revolutions 16th-19th centuries, agricultural and industrial, agricultural revolution: may be hyperbole to use the word revolution here, case of flemish and british farmers. Luxuries came to be seen and mere decencies and decencies came be seen as necessities. Distribution highly uneven but not creation of middle class that had risen from manual labor to professional or entrepreneurial status: social results: 2) increasing complexity of division of labor. Superstructure. : each stage of history has its own technology and its own relations. According to marx, in each stage of history, a new class arise. New classes grab power for their particular interest but claim it is in the universal interest: they create an ideology and exercise state and power, but they, too, exploit labor and eventually their power is brought into question. When does history end: when class struggle ends, marx"s analysis of social orders: feudalism to capitalism and then his analysis of capitalism.