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The Political Economy of Imperialism : Critical Appraisals

Critical Appraisals

By: Ronald M. Chilcote (Editor)

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The Political Economy of Imperialism emanates from several concerns and interests. First, it departs from the fundamental premise that capitalism in its evolving forms and consolidation underlies questions and theories of imperialism and development. Second, it assumes that the foundations for a theory of imperialism and development trace to early classical writings on political economy and, in particular, to David Ricardo, Adam Smith, and Karl Marx. Third, this volume acknowledges that both positive and negative consequences accompanied the penetration of capitalism and the development of the forces and means of production throughout the world.

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Imperialism: Its Legacy and Contemporary Significance
Whatever Happened to Imperialism?p. 19
Imperialism Revisitedp. 41
Imperialism in Retrospectp. 65
Hobson's Imperialism: Its Historical Validity and Contemporary Relevancep. 85
Imperialism and Development
Early Marxist Critiques of Capitalist Developmentp. 113
Marxism and Eurocentric Diffusionismp. 127
Dependency and Imperialism in Latin America: New Horizonsp. 141
Globalism or Imperialism?
Capitalism, Imperialism, Globalizationp. 157
On the Pitfalls of Bourgeois Internationalismp. 169
Globalization: A Critical Analysisp. 181
Bibliographyp. 215
Biographiesp. 251
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780792384700
ISBN-10: 0792384709
Series: Recent Economic Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 270
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.27