The Modern World-System 3, Vol. 3: The Second Era of Great Expansion of the Capitalist World-Economy 1730-1840s (Studies in Social Discontinuity)
Paperback, 388 pages
Publisher: Academic Press (1989)
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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.
"...one of the important books of the year....all are sure to agree that Wallerstein has written a most impressive book."
--THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"This is an exciting and highly intelligent book...Wallerstein has produced a splendid stimulant to our historical imagingation, and deserves a wide readership."
-- HISTORY Review
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