Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789-1914 (The Modern World-System, Volume 4)

Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789-1914 (The Modern World-System, Volume 4)

Immanuel Wallerstein


Immanuel Wallerstein's hugely influential, multi-volume opus, The sleek World-System, is considered one of this century's maximum works of social technological know-how. An leading edge, panoramic reinterpretation of worldwide heritage, it strains the emergence and improvement of the trendy international from the 16th to the 20 th century. This new quantity encompasses the 19th century from the progressive period of 1789 to the 1st international struggle. during this an important interval, 3 nice ideologies--conservatism, liberalism, and radicalism--emerged in keeping with the global cultural transformation that happened whilst the French Revolution legitimized the sovereignty of the folk. Wallerstein tells how capitalists, and nice Britain, introduced relative order to the realm and the way liberalism triumphed because the dominant ideology.

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