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University of California Press
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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Frontispiece, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Quotation Credits
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Prologue to the 2011 Edition
  2. pp. xvii-xxxi
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  1. INTRODUCTION: ON THE STUDY OF SOCIAL CHANGE
  2. pp. 1-13
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  1. 1. MEDIEVAL PRELUDE
  2. pp. 14-65
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  1. 2. THE NEW EUROPEAN DIVISION OF LABOR: C. 1450–1640
  2. pp. 66-131
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  1. 3. THE ABSOLUTE MONARCHY AND STATISM
  2. pp. 132-163
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  1. 4. FROM SEVILLE TO AMSTERDAM: THE FAILURE OF EMPIRE
  2. pp. 164-223
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  1. 5. THE STRONG CORE-STATES: CLASS-FORMATION AND INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE
  2. pp. 224-299
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  1. 6. THE EUROPEAN WORLD-ECONOMY: PERIPHERY VERSUS EXTERNAL ARENA
  2. pp. 300-345
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  1. 7. THEORETICAL REPRISE
  2. pp. 346-357
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 358-386
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 387-410
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780520948570
Related ISBN
9780520267572
MARC Record
OCLC
868834831
Pages
440
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-17
Language
English
Open Access
No
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