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ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age

ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age
Author: Andre Gunder Frank
ISBN 13: 9780520214743
ISBN 10: 520214749
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 1998-07-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
List Price: $33.95

"Frank shows how Marx and Weber got it all wrong. A fundamental rethinking of the rise of the West and the origin of the world-system. Absolutely essential to understanding world history."—Albert Bergesen,University of Arizona

"The great virtue of this stimulating book is its relentless push to redefine our framework for thinking about the early modern economy. . . . A benchmark study."—R. Bin Wong,University of California, Irvine

Saubhik Chakabarti

ReOrient's biggest virtue: it forces the reader to at least look differently at world history- This impressive and illuminating analysis 20 sets out to challenge the mother of all orthodoxies that Europe discovered capitalism and industrialisation and that what followed and is happening and will happen is essentially a fallout of this European preeminence. -- The Statesman