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Global History: A View from the South [Kindle Edition]

Samir Amin

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Responding to the need to take a fresh look at world history, hitherto dominated by Eurocentric ideologues and historians in their attempt to justify the nature and character of modern capitalism, Samir Amin looks in this book at the ancient world system and how it has influenced the development of the modern world. He analyses the origin and nature of modern globalization and the challenges it presents in achieving socialism and examines the role played by Central Asia in determining the course of world history as well as the different roads taken by Europe and China. The book looks closely at a theme that has been primordial to his contribution to political and economic thought: the question of unequal development.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1266 KB
  • Print Length: 202 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1906387966
  • Publisher: Pambazuka Press (1 Nov. 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005HPPEB8
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #858,487 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the worlds greatest authorities on the Globa South 15 Mar. 2015
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Samir Amin is always worth reading. One of the worlds greatest authorities on the Globa South.
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