The Political Economy of Imperialism: Critical Appraisals

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Ronald H. Chilcote
Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - Business & Economics - 261 pages
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From the British Empire to the WTO, imperialism and its political economy have turned the world upside down. This volume of original essays by internationally noted scholars traces the spread of imperialism and capitalism and demonstrates that globalization is not a New Millennium phenomenon, but rather one with classic roots as well as contemporary reverberations.
 

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Contents

Whatever Happened to Imperialism?
19
Imperialism Revisited
41
Imperialism in Retrospect
65
Hobsons Imperialism Its Historical Validity and Contemporary Relevance
85
IMPERIALISM AND DEVELOPMENT
111
Early Marxist Critiques of Capitalist Development
113
Marxism and Eurocentric Diffusionism
127
Dependency and Imperialism in Latin America New Horizons
141
GLOBALISM OR IMPERIALISM?
155
Capitalism Imperialism Globalization
157
On the Pitfalls of Bourgeois Internationalism
169
Globalization A Critical Analysis
181
Bibliography
215
Biographies
251
Index
255
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Ronald H. Chilcote is professor of economics and political science at the University of California, Riverside.

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