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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The Long Twentieth Century is about the idea of a “systemic cycle of accumulation,” which is a process in which the world economy goes through a period of “material expansion” followed by a period of ... Read full review

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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

Contents

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