The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789–1914 by Immanuel Wallerstein (review)

The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789–1914 by Immanuel Wallerstein... graduate students will benefit from Nation's Nature. Students of historiography will also find its methodological assumptions and approach of interest regardless of specialization. Its failures and successes are a function of its paradigmatic ambitions. As such it is the latest in a long line of flawed "great books" that have with varying degrees of success shifted the ways in which we reimagine the past. jose r. torre The College at Brockport, State University of New York The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789­1914. By immanuel wallerstein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. 396 pp. $65.00 (cloth); $26.95 (paper and e-book). Immanuel Wallerstein published the first three volumes of his The Modern World-System in 1974, 1980, and 1989, respectively. Four volumes were originally projected, and now at last, nearly twenty-three years after the publication of the third volume, the fourth volume has appeared. But now Wallerstein says that four volumes will not be enough, so fifth and sixth volumes are projected. The fourth volume spans the period between 1789 and 1914. Volume 5 is projected to cover the period 1873­1968/89, and Volume 6 will run from 1945/1968 to about the middle of the twenty-first century. The key theme http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789–1914 by Immanuel Wallerstein (review)

Journal of World History, Volume 23 (4) – May 24, 2012

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graduate students will benefit from Nation's Nature. Students of historiography will also find its methodological assumptions and approach of interest regardless of specialization. Its failures and successes are a function of its paradigmatic ambitions. As such it is the latest in a long line of flawed "great books" that have with varying degrees of success shifted the ways in which we reimagine the past. jose r. torre The College at Brockport, State University of New York The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789­1914. By immanuel wallerstein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. 396 pp. $65.00 (cloth); $26.95 (paper and e-book). Immanuel Wallerstein published the first three volumes of his The Modern World-System in 1974, 1980, and 1989, respectively. Four volumes were originally projected, and now at last, nearly twenty-three years after the publication of the third volume, the fourth volume has appeared. But now Wallerstein says that four volumes will not be enough, so fifth and sixth volumes are projected. The fourth volume spans the period between 1789 and 1914. Volume 5 is projected to cover the period 1873­1968/89, and Volume 6 will run from 1945/1968 to about the middle of the twenty-first century. The key theme

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Published: May 24, 2012

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