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Throughout the s and early s Frank taught at American universities.

He earned his Ph. He returned to his analysis of global political economy in the new millennium inspired by a lecture he gave at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Gundfr Riga.

Andre Gunder Frank

Frank was a prolific author, writing 40 books. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable underdfvelopment. Andre Gunder Frank February 24, — April 23, was a German-American economic historian and sociologist who promoted dependency theory after and world-systems theory after Frank received schooling in several places in Switzerlandwhere his family settled, until they emigrated to the United Abdre in Published init was one of the formative texts in dependency theory.

Retrieved from ” https: During his career, Frank taught and did research in departments of anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, political science, and sociology.


Frank also insisted that the idea of numerous “world-systems” did not make much sense indeed, if there are many “world-systems” in the world, then they simply do not deserve to be called “world-systems”and we should rather speak about one single World System.

Frank’s theories center on the idea that a nation’s economic strength, largely determined by historical circumstances—especially geography—dictates its global power. Marta died in Amsterdam in June Frank’s undergraduate studies were at Swarthmore College.

In one of his last essays, [3] Frank made arguments about the looming global economic crisis of In he moved to Latin Americainaugurating a remarkable period of travel that confirmed his peripatetic tendencies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His work in the s focused on world history.

Ironically, his dissertation supervisor was Milton Friedmana man whose laissez faire approach to economics Frank would later harshly criticize. Online books Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.

He published widely on political economy, economic history, international relations, historical sociology, and world history.

Frank was born in Germany to Jewish [1] parents, pacifist writer Leonhard Frank and his second wife Elena Maqenne Penswehr, but his family fled the country when Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor. He has argued that a World System was formed no later than in the 4th millennium BC ; his argument contrasts sharply with the scholarly majority who posit beginnings in the “long 16th century” a position held, for example, by Immanuel Wallerstein.

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Frank has made significant contributions to the world-systems theory which, according to him, should be rather called the World System one. Retrieved 26 May From until his retirement in he was professor in developmental economy at the University of Amsterdam. He employed some Marxian concepts on political economybut rejected Marx ‘s stages of historyand economic history generally.

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Andre Gunder Frank – Wikipedia

He gave countless lectures and seminars at dozens of universities and other institutions all around the world in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German and Dutch.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Contributions to world-systems theory. Capital accumulation Dependency Development Earth system Fiscal localism Modernization ecological history of Primitive accumulation Social change World history World-systems.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In his later career he produced works such as ReOrient:

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