The long twentieth century: money, power, and the origins of our times

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Verso, 1994 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
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A masterpiece of historical sociology. Arrighi traces the epochal shifts in the relationship between capital accumulation and state formation that have shaped the course of world history over the millennium.

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User Review  - Nic Paget-Clarke - Goodreads

This is an excellent book, which along with "Adam Smith in Beijing" brilliantly explains the development of capitalism from the days of Genoa, Venice, the Iberian peninsula and the Spanish empire to ... Read full review

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User Review  - courtney - Goodreads

Read the first section of this for class. Obviously hard to get through, but pretty awesome. Globalization is not a new thing and cycles of hegemonic power comprise the history of the capitalist world ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
THE THREE HEGEMONIES OF HISTORICAL CAPITALISM
27
THE RISE OF CAPITAL
85
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