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Adam Smith in Beijing : lineages of the 21st Century

Author: Giovanni Arrighi
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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In the late eighteenth century, the political economist Adam Smith predicted an eventual equalization of power between the conquering West and the conquered non-West. This book demonstrates Smith's  Read more...

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Named Person: Adam Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Arrighi
ISBN: 9781844672981 1844672980
OCLC Number: 227016075
Description: xiii, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Adam Smith and the new Asian age --
Marx in Detroit, Smith in Beijing --
The historical sociology of Adam Smith --
Marx, Schumpeter, and the "endless" accumulation of capital and power --
Pt. 2. Tracking global turbulence --
The economics of global turbulence --
Social dynamics of global turbulence --
A crisis of hegemony --
Pt. 3. Hegemony unraveling --
Domination without Hegemony --
The territorial logic of historical capitalism --
The world state that never was --
Pt. 4. Lineages of the new Asian age --
The challenge of "peaceful ascent" --
States, markets, and capitalism, east and west --
Origins and dynamic of the Chinese ascent.
Responsibility: Giovanni Arrighi.

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