World System History

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Editor(s):
George Modelski, Robert A. Denemark
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2009
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World System History is a component of Encyclopedia of Social Sciences and Humanities in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

The Theme on World System History presents the study of the history of the world system. World system history offers an array of tools with which to apprehend the future. This volume discuss the essential aspects such as World-Systems Analysis; Big History; Epistemology of World System History: Long-Term Processes and Cycles; One World System or Many: The Continuity Thesis in World System History; World Population History; States Systems and Universal Empires; The Silk Road: Afro-Eurasian Connectivity Across the Ages; Dark Ages in World System History; The Kondratieff Waves as Global Social Processes; Globalization in Historical Perspective; Emergence of a Global Polity; World Urbanization: The Role of Settlement Systems in Human Social Evolution; Democratization: The World-Wide Spread Of Democracy in The Modern Age; The Rise of Global Public Opinion; East Asia In the World System; Incorporating North America into the Eurasian World-System. This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers, NGOs and GOs.

George Modelski is Professor Emeritus, Political Science, University of Washington. His most recent books are World Cities:-3000 to 2000 (2003), and Globalization as Evolutionary Process (2008) that he co-edited. He maintains a web-site on "Evolutionary World Politics" at http://faculty.washington.edu/modelski

Robert A. Denemark, University of Delaware, USA

Table of Contents (21 Chapters)
  • 1. World System History

    G. Modelski,R.A. Denemark
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  • 2. World-Systems Analysis

    Immanuel Wallerstein
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  • 3. Big History

    David Christian
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  • 4. Epistemology of World System History: Long-Term Processes and Cycles

    R.A. Denemark
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  • 5. One World System or Many: The Continuity Thesis in World System History

    B. K. Gills,R. A. Denemark
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  • 6. World Population History

    Carl
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  • 7. Global Environmental History

    Alf Hornborg
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  • 8. States Systems and Universal Empires

    David Wilkinson
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  • 9. The Silk Road: Afro-Eurasian Connectivity Across the Ages

    Alfred J. Andrea,Scott C. Levi
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  • 10. Dark Ages in World System History

    Sing C. Chew
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  • 11. The Kondratieff Waves as Global Social Processes

    William R. Thompson
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  • 12. Globalization in Historical Perspective

    David Northrup
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  • 13. Emergence of a Global Polity

    George Modelski
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  • 14. World Urbanization: The Role of Settlement Systems in Human Social Evolution

    C.K. Chase-Dunn
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  • 15. Democratization: The World-Wide Spread Of Democracy in The Modern Age

    Daniel M. Green
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  • 16. The Rise of Global Public Opinion

    Jackie Smith
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  • 17. East Asia In the World System

    Alvin Y. So
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  • 18. Europe and the Mediterranean

    Fulvio Attinà
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  • 19. Incorporating North America into the Eurasian World-System

    Thomas D. Hall
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  • 20. Future-orientation: Global processes in the 21st century¬†

    George Modelski
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  • 21. Global Governance and Its Limitations

    Lucio Levi
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