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China and Historical Capitalism Genealogies of Sinological Knowledge

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ISBN-10: 0521640296

ISBN-13: 9780521640299

Edition: 1998

Authors: Timothy Brook, Gregory Blue, Maurice Aymard, Jacques Revel, Immanuel Wallerstein

List price: $115.99
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This book addresses the historical relationship that has arisen between the concept of capitalism and the idea of China, and seeks to correct the distorted vision of China merely as a failed version of the West.
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Book details

List price: $115.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/10/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Timothy Brook is Professor of History and Republic of China Chair at the University of British Columbia.

Gregory Blue is Associate Professor of History, University of Victoria.

Immanuel Wallerstein has been a Senior Research Scholar at Yale University since 2000, having taught previously at many distinguished universities. Among his many books, he is the author of the magisterial 4-volume work, The Modern World System. Volume IV is recently published.

Introduction
The West, Capitalism and the modern world-system
China and Western social thought
Capitalism and the writing of modern history in China
Toward a critical history of non-Western technology
The political economy of Agrarian Empire and its modern legacy
Bibliography