A powerful collection of essays that elaborate and apply the ideas developed by the author in his early work. Marxism is the focus. This book provides a complete and powerful overview of what the idea of development has meant. Rist traces it from its origins in the Western view of history, through the early stages of the world system, the rise of U.S. hegemony, the supposed triumph of the third world, through to new concerns about the environment and globalization.
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Book Description Monthly Review Press, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110853454183
Book Description Monthly Review Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0853454183 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0545061