Globalization : a short history

Author: Jürgen Osterhammel, Niels P Petersson

Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2009.

Summary: 'Globalization' has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. This text makes the case that globalization is not so new after all.

Excerpts: gsh-preface1


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