The Long Twentieth Century : Money, Power and the Origins of Our Time Paperback
"The Long Twentieth Century" traces the epochal shifts in the relationship between capital accumulation and state formation over a 700-year period.
Borrowing from Braudel, Arrighi argues that the history of capitalism has unfolded as a succession of "long centuries" - ages during which a hegemonic power deploying a novel combination of economic and political networks secured control over an expanding world-economic space.
The book concludes with an examination of the forces which have shaped and are now poised to undermine America's world power.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages, figures
- Publisher: Verso Books
- Publication Date: 01/05/2009
- Category: Economic theory & philosophy
- ISBN: 9781844673049