The book offers theoretically and historically insights on the current configuration of the some of the world system (Giovanni 34). Arright in his book explains that China nowadays claimed to be an alternative development path for western capitalism. In addition, he says that it got potential to contribute towards having a more balanced plus peaceful world. In comparing the two books, Paul Clark majorly talked about the cultural change experienced in China due to western influence while Arrighi explain China’s influence in changing the existing world systems.
In accordance to my opinion, Paul Clark is a better writer since he manages to bring out the truth regarding the Chinese cultural change compared to the optimistic research of Arrighi on china taking part in changing the world system. In overall, Paul Clark cannot be compared to