The long twentieth century: money, power, and the origins of our times

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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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This is an expansive economic history of the modern world - it draws ideas from Adam Smith, Polanyi's conceptions of the free market, Marx's histories of capitalist societies, Braudel's theory of ... Read full review

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Surely one of the best books I've ever read. Arrighi has fascinating ideas about capitalism as a historical phenomenon and about its uncertain future. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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THE THREE HEGEMONIES OF HISTORICAL CAPITALISM
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THE RISE OF CAPITAL
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