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Introduction to The Five Thousand Year World System

Table of Contents
Personal and Professional
Honors and Memberships
Research Interests
Publications Summary
Recent Publications
ReOrient: Global Economy in the Asian Age Essays on NATO and Kosovo, 1999 On-line Essays