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Title:
The modern world-system
Author:
Wallerstein, Immanuel Maurice, 1930-
ISBN:
9780520267572

9780520267589

9780520267596

9780520267619

9780520267602
Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Physical Description:
v. < 4 >
Contents:
v.1 Capitalist agriculture and the origins of the european world-economy in the sixteenth century -- v.2 Mercantilism and the consolidation of the European world economy, 1600-1750 -- v.3 The second era of great expansion of the capitalist world-economy, 1730s-1840s -- v.4 Centrist liberalism triumphant, 1789-1914.
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Summary

Summary

Immanuel Wallerstein's highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century's greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.


Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Quotation Creditsp. xiii
Prologue to the 2011 Editionp. xvii
Introduction: On The Study Of Social Changep. 2
1 Medieval Preludep. 14
2 The New European Division Of Labor: C. 1450-1640p. 66
3 The Absolute Monarchy And Statismp. 132
4 From Seville to Amsterdam: The Failure of Empirep. 164
5 The Strong Core-States: Class-Formation And International Commercep. 224
6 The European World-Economy: Periphery Versus External Arenap. 300
7 Theoretical Reprisep. 346
Bibliographyp. 358
Indexp. 387
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