Empire and its Multitude: A Review Essay

Steven Sherman, Ganesh K. Trichur
2004 Journal of World-Systems Research  
Empire has received attention not comparable to any academic text in recent memory. The two collections of academic approaches to it¹ that we review below are one indication of this. But in addition, the book has been the subject of enthusiastic pieces in Th e New York Times² and Time.³ Furthermore, particularly in Europe, it has been in?uential within the global justice movement. It is the rare book, indeed, that appeals to such diverse constituencies. At the same time, judging by the
more » ... ing by the responses in Debating Empire and Empire s New Clothes, the work has important flaws.
doi:10.5195/jwsr.2004.287 fatcat:ff7ikrncvzdrxkwrzcyelx7mt4