"This is a generous volume."
-"Journal of World History, Fall 1996
About the Author
Andre Gunder Frank, of the University of Toronto, has published more than thirty books. Most recently he coedited, with Barry Gills, "World System: Five Hundred Years or Five Thousand?" (1996).
Andre Gunder Frank received his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago in economics and held professorships in several disciplines at universities on three continents. He published the first volume of "ReORIENT" in 1998. His opus includes some forty books and nearly one thousand articles and other pieces in numerous languages written over fifty years and spanning 5,000 years of global political and economic development. He is best known as the author of dependency theory and was one of the founders of the World Systems approach.