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The World System: Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand?

The World System Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand The historic long term economic interconnections of the world are now universally accepted The idea of the world system advanced by Immanuel Wallerstein has set the period of linkage in the early mode

  • Title: The World System: Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand?
  • Author: André Gunder Frank Barry K. Gills
  • ISBN: 9780415150897
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • The historic long term economic interconnections of the world are now universally accepted The idea of the world system advanced by Immanuel Wallerstein has set the period of linkage in the early modern period But some academics think this date is much too late and denies a much longer interconnection going back as much as five thousand years Reframing the chronologyThe historic long term economic interconnections of the world are now universally accepted The idea of the world system advanced by Immanuel Wallerstein has set the period of linkage in the early modern period But some academics think this date is much too late and denies a much longer interconnection going back as much as five thousand years Reframing the chronology of the world system exercises powerful influences on the writing of history It integrates the areas of Asia and the East which were marginalized by Wallerstein into the heart of the debate and provides a much convincing account of developments which cannot otherwise be explained It undermines the primacy claimed for Europe as the major agent of economic change, an issue with implications far beyond the realm of history.

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    1. Universal HistoryThis collection is really superb! Andre Gunder Frank and Barry K. Gills (henceforth, F/G) argue, against established 'World-Systems' Theory, that there is in reality only one Eurasian 'World System' and that it began several millennia ago. They are here somewhat supported by the distinct positions of Ekholm and Friedman and also the rather separate 'Central Civilization' position of David Wilkinson. Parts I, II, and III lay out the argument while Part IV includes dissenting POV' [...]

    2. A series of essays toward a really long duree world systems theory, requiring the expansion and blowing up of Marx's analyses in Capital - the world often has a singular heartbeat that goes like this: competition and expansion of production and appropriation at the top, massive social contradictions, resolutions and massive destruction of empires. Lots of interesting rejoinders (Amin, Wallerstein, Abu-Lughod) about the role of area studies and area specialists, and how big of a theory one needs [...]

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