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- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Samir Amin remains one of the world's most influential thinkers about the changing nature of North-South relations in the development of contemporary capitalism. In this highly prescient book, originally published in 1997, he provides a powerful analysis of the new unilateral capitalist era following the collapse of the Soviet model, and the apparent... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 32.95
US hegemony has reached a dangerous new level under George Bush Jr, and his hubristic militarism will lead to a never-ending cycle of wars, and block all hopes of social and democratic progress. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism - in which imperialism is an integral and permanent part - is an inevitable future... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 19.99
Responding to the need to take a fresh look at world history, hitherto dominated by Eurocentric ideologues and historians in their attempt to justify the nature and character of modern capitalism, Samir Amin looks in this book at the ancient world system and how it has influenced the development of the modern world. He analyses the origin and nature... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 22.95
With great clarity, this updated edition explains the complex changes of the late-20th and early-21st centuries, including the transformations in Eastern Europe and in the world economy, the growth of capitalism in China andódespite the West riding on the crest of new technologiesóits materialist goals being increasingly questioned by new social movements... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2010; US$ 65.00
Since its first publication twenty years ago, Eurocentrism has become a classic of radical thought. Written by one of the world's foremost political economists, this original and provocative essay takes on one of the great "ideological deformations" of our time: Eurocentrism. Rejecting the dominant Eurocentric view of world history, which... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
These texts by Samir Amin have been selected for the purpose of encouraging readers to learn more about his work to trace the historical trajectory of capitalism, which has consistently produced polarization at the global level. ¬†Thus the dominated peripheries cannot hope to catch up with the social organization prevailing in the dominant centres... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 79.00
Renowned political economist Samir Amin, engaged in a uniquelifelong effort both to narrate and affect the human condition on aglobal scale, brings his analysis up to the presentthe world of2013. The key events of our timesfinancial crisis, the emergingnations, globalization, financialization, political Islam, Euro-zoneimplosionare... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 79.00
In this slim, insightful volume, noted economist Samir Amin returnsto the core of Marxian economic thought: Marx’s theory ofvalue. He begins with the same question that Marx, along with theclassical economists, once pondered: how can every commodity,including labor power, sell at its value on the market and still producea profit for owners of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
This book focuses on a central concept that ?Theory is History?, as the theory of capitalism can only be formulated on the basis of an analysis of its history. In contrast, bourgeois thinking replaces the analysis of historical capitalism with an abstract theory without any links to reality. ?Economics?, which is the theory of an imaginary system,... more...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 32.95
Europe and the Arab World focuses on an initiative, originally launched by the European Union in Barcelona, to put its relations with Arab countries of the Mediterranean (and Gulf) regions on a new footing of equality and mutually beneficial cooperation. The volume provides a detailed empirical account of the initiative as well as an historically contextualized,... more...