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ReOrient : global economy in the Asian Age

Author: Andre Gunder Frank
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Andre Gunder Frank asks us to ReOrient our views away from Eurocentrism-to see the rise of the West as a mere blip in what was, and is again becoming, an Asia-centered world. In a bold challenge to received historiography and social theory he turns on its head the world according to Marx, Weber, and other theorists, including Polanyi, Rostow, Braudel, and Wallerstein. Frank explains the Rise of the West in world  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Andre Gunder, 1929-
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97024106
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andre Gunder Frank
ISBN: 9780520921313 0520921313 0585054428 9780585054421 1283373572 9781283373579 9786613373571 6613373575
OCLC Number: 42922426
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 416 pages) : maps
Contents: Introduction to real world history vs. eurocentric social theory --
The global trade carousel, 1400-1800 --
Money went around the world and made the world go round --
The global economy: comparisons and relations --
horizontally integrative macrohistory --
Why did the West win (temporarily)?
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Andre Gunder Frank.
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"A stimulating and thoughtful book that should be read by all serious students of the modern world system." * American Journal of Sociology * "Frank justifiably calls this his best book. . . . [He] Read more...

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