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Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789-1914

Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789-1914( )
Author: Wallerstein, Immanuel
ISBN:978-0-520-26761-9
Publication Date:Jun 2011
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.95
Book Description:

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. This new volume encompasses the nineteenth century from the revolutionary era of 1789 to the First World War. In this crucial period, three great...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Capitalism
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 8.853 x 0.965 Inches
Book Weight:1.338 Pounds
Author Biography
Wallerstein, Immanuel (Author)
Wallerstein studied at Columbia University, where he received his Ph.D. in sociology in 1959. His work has focused primarily on what he calls "world systems theory," which deals with the socioeconomic dynamics of global dependence and interdependence. As Wallerstein sees it, the wealthy nations of the world control and manipulate the destinies of weaker nations and keep them dependent. The world system is an outcome of historic global, political, and ideological forces leading to Western hegemony. 020



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