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- 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...
- Monthly Review Press 2010; US$ 15.26
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 narrowly... more...
- Springer International Publishing 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$ 15.30
Renowned political economist Samir Amin, engaged in a unique lifelong effort both to narrate and affect the human condition on a global scale, brings his analysis up to the present?the world of 2013. The key events of our times?financial crisis, the emerging nations, globalization, financialization, political Islam, Euro?zone implosion?are related... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2013; US$ 17.00
In this slim, insightful volume, noted economist Samir Amin returns to the core of Marxian economic thought: Marx?s theory of value. He begins with the same question that Marx, along with the classical economists, once pondered: how can every commodity, including labor power, sell at its value on the market and still produce a profit for owners of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 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...
- Monthly Review Press 2016; US$ 20.40
According to renowned Marxist economist Samir Amin, the recent Arab Spring uprisings comprise an integral part of a massive "second awakening" of the Global South. From the self-immolation in December 2010 of a Tunisian street vendor, to the consequent outcries in Cairo's Tahrir Square against poverty and corruption, to the ongoing upheavals across... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2016; US$ 19.55
Out of early twentieth-century Russia came the world?s first significant effort to build a modern revolutionary society. According to Marxist economist Samir Amin, the great upheaval that once produced the Soviet Union has also produced a movement away from capitalism ? a long transition that continues even today. In seven concise, provocative chapters,... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 21.99
The factors that brought about the 2008 financial collapse are examined in this analysis that explores the systemic crisis of capitalism after two decades of neoliberal globalization. Samir Amin lays bare the relationship between dominating oligopolies and the globalization of the world economy and argues that the current crisis is a profound crisis... more...