The New Imperialism / Edition 1

The New Imperialism / Edition 1

by David Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199278083

ISBN-13: 9780199278084

Pub. Date: 02/17/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

People around the world are confused and concerned. Is it a sign of strength or of weakness that the US has suddenly shifted from a politics of consensus to one of coercion on the world stage? Closely argued but clearly written, David Harvey, a leading social theorist of his generation, builds a conceptual framework to expose the underlying forces at work behind these…  See more details below

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People around the world are confused and concerned. Is it a sign of strength or of weakness that the US has suddenly shifted from a politics of consensus to one of coercion on the world stage? Closely argued but clearly written, David Harvey, a leading social theorist of his generation, builds a conceptual framework to expose the underlying forces at work behind these momentous shifts in US policies and politics. The compulsions behind the projection of US power on the world as a 'new imperialism' are here, for the first time, laid bare for all to see.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199278084
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/17/2005
Series:
Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
494,563
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition
Preface to the First Edition
1. All About Oil
2. How America's Power Grew
3. Capital Bondage
4. Accumulation by Dispossession
5. Consent to Coercion
Afterword
Bibliography
Further Reading
Notes
Index

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