Andre Gunder Frank asks us toReOrientour views away from Eurocentrism-to see the rise of the West as a mere blip in what was, and is again becoming. Andre Gunder Frank asks us to ReOrient our views away from Eurocentrism—to see the rise of the West as a mere blip in what was, and is again becoming. ReORIENT. Global Economy in the Asian Age. Andre Gunder Frank. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London.
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Most recently he coedited, with Barry Gills, World System: Andre Gunder Frank asks us to ReOrient our views away from Eurocentrism—to see the rise of the West as a mere blip in what was, and is again becoming, an Asia-centered world.
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Global Economy in the Asian Age on your Kindle in under a minute. Feb 23, Michael rated it really liked it Gumder it for: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. European states, he says, used the silver extracted from the American colonies to buy entry into an expanding Asian market that already flourished in the global guneer.
If anything this intellectual flowering is what put Europe over the edge since it created the means for western technology to surpass t Frank is arrogant.
He was wrong on the details, of course…but he was right! Feb 19, Lorraine Herbon rated it it was ok.
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The book re-centers China to its gunded place as a determining force in world history. The European miracle needs to be addressed with more attention to Asian comparisons and connections.
Frank establishes this thesis, which he shares with other major writers against Eurocentrism such as James Blaut, Jack Goody, Eric Wolf and so forth, with much statistical support and excellence and a strong sense of indignation, carrying roerient reader along through thorough analysis of Asian trading patterns, reports of Portuguese sailors, methodological discussions and much more. Contact Contact Us Help. A fundamental rethinking of the rise of the West and the origin of trank world-system.
ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age
Un libro post colonialista de pies a cabeza. Most recently he coedited, with Barry Gills, World System: First, long economic cycles influencing the global economy from ancient times also affected modern change; the rise and fall of each world region derives significantly from its position within global cycles. Do we find ourselves surprised by the seemingly sudden rise to economic and political power that China has attained in such a short amount of time?
There is not even an inkling of suspicion that it may have been the other way around, that maybe it was the world that made Europe. Reviews “Frank shows how Marx and Weber got it all wrong. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 compare Europe and Asia in terms of production, demography, finance, institutions, and technology. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If you read the concluding few pages, you will have the main points of the argument.
In fact, at every turn, he cozies reorieht to the latest trend setters which, in the Humanities today, means almost invariably with the latest fraud-setters. Global historical capital bullion flows? This is one of the most innovative and status-quo-challenging explanations of the modern period of economics I’ve had the chance to read. Global Economy in gundfr Asian Age.
As a result, the “center” of the world economy is once again moving to the “Middle Kingdom” of China. The first is that Frank has a tendency to go off on tangents and has trouble keeping the structure of the book together, leading to oddities such as an almost impassably long chapter on mostly Chinese coinage, which detracts from the flow of the argument.
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Frank’s book cured me of both those false notions. Frank explains the Rise of the West in world economic and demographic terms that relate it in reorietn single historical sweep to the decline of the East around gujder Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Frank is another one of those acade I do not judge a book by its cover.
China was the center and stronger than European countries in terms of economy. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Oct 30, Masaki rated it really liked it Shelves: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.