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World System History

The Social Science of Long-Term Change

Edited by Robert. A Denemark, Jonathan Friedman, Barry K. Gills, George Modelski

Routledge – 2004 – 368 pages

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    978-0-415-23277-7
    July 13th 2000
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    978-0-415-23276-0
    July 26th 2000

Description

This extraordinary book presents a refreshing and innovative overview of the changes to the global system over the last 5000 years. Featuring renowned contributors - each specialists in their field - this is the only volume to offer so co-ordinated a study of continuity and change in the global social, economic and political system. Key areas covered include:

* International Political Economy - Robert A. Denemark

* Archaeology - Jonathan Freidman

* Economic development - Andre Gunder Frank

* History - George Modelski

* Sociology - Christopher Chase-Dunn

Reviews

'World System History is not merely innovative and stimulating, but is a positive manifesto towards cultural understanding and tolerance.' - Contemporary Review, Volume 278, April 2001

Name: World System History: The Social Science of Long-Term Change (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Robert. A Denemark, Jonathan Friedman, Barry K. Gills, George Modelski. This extraordinary book presents a refreshing and innovative overview of the changes to the global system over the last 5000 years. Featuring renowned contributors - each specialists in their field - this is the only volume to offer so co-ordinated a...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, International Political Economy