New Book: India, Modernity and the Great Divergence

From BRILL. By Kaveh Yazdani, India, Modernity and the Great Divergence is an original and pioneering book about India’s transition towards modernity and the rise of the West. The work examines global entanglements alongside the internal dynamics of 17th to 19th century Mysore and Gujarat in comparison to other regions of Afro-Eurasia. It is an … More New Book: India, Modernity and the Great Divergence

DisORIENT: Money, Technological Development and the Rise of the West

By Matias Vernengo A very short paper on a very broad subject, co-written with David Fields, which was presented at the last ASSA Meetings in San Francisco. It is forthcoming in the Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE). The title is derived from Gunder Frank’s ReORIENT, that David and I always thought was thought provoking, … More DisORIENT: Money, Technological Development and the Rise of the West