Contemporary studies on social structure and the world political economy tend to be concerned primarily with present conditions and what these promiseor threaten for the future of the planet. The authors of this volume have taken a less fashionable stance, looking instead to the recent past and the pivotal historical moments that have formed the world we live in. Consisting of fourteen essays contributed by an international group of specialists, Rethinking the Nineteenth Century examines the social formations of that period and integrates them into a modern theoretical framework. The broad issues of class and state formation, imperialism and nationalism, and ascent and decline in the world system are the central focus of the book.
|Series:||Contributions in Economics and Economic History Series , #76|
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About the Author
FRANCISCO O. RAMIREZ is Associate Professor of Education and Sociology at Stanford University.
Table of Contents
Economic Expansion and Political Integration: The United States
Movements, Transformations, and Limitations
British Empire: Dynamics and Repercussions
Rethinking the Emergence of the Social Sciences in the Nineteenth Century