Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789/1914

Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789/1914

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University of California Press
Immanuel Wallerstein’s highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century’s greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. This new volume encompasses the nineteenth century from the revolutionary era of 1789 to the First World War. In this crucial period, three great ideologies—conservatism, liberalism, and radicalism—emerged in response to the worldwide cultural transformation that came about when the French Revolution legitimized the sovereignty of the people. Wallerstein tells how capitalists, and Great Britain, brought relative order to the world and how liberalism triumphed as the dominant ideology.

Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780520948600
0520948602
9780520267602
0520267605
9780520267619
0520267613
Characteristics: 1 online resource (377 pages)
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