Publisher: Verso; New and Updated Edition edition (February 16, 2010)
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The lengthy 20th Century lines the connection among capital accumulation and nation formation over a 700-year interval. Arrighi argues that capitalism has opened up as a succession of “long centuries,” every one of which produced a brand new global strength that secured keep an eye on over an increasing world-economic area. studying the altering fortunes of Florentine, Venetian, Genoese, Dutch, English and eventually American capitalism, Arrighi concludes with an exam of the forces that experience formed and are actually poised to undermine America’s international dominance. A masterpiece of ancient sociology, The lengthy 20th Century opponents in scope and ambition modern classics through Perry Anderson, Charles Tilly and Michael Mann.