Globalization has ratings and 8 reviews. Kelly said: A somewhat repetitive, but eminently clear and concise collection of the authors’ views on the w. Book Summary of Globalization – A Short History by Jürgen Osterhammel and Published in: Business, News & Politics. 0 Comments; 2 Likes. Globalization: A Short History By Jürgen Osterhammel and Neils P. Petersson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Pp. xi + £

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Johannes Leutenegger rated it really liked it Feb 05, The book is short, written beforeand covers the history of global connection for History of over years. This change has been accompanied by the rise of a new class of international actors that operate above, below, or beside state actors, including not only respectable organizations such as the WTO, Amnesty International or the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, but also illicit counterparts such as Al Qaeda.

Moreover, they demonstrate how globalization in the mid-twentieth century opened up the prospect of global destruction though nuclear war and ecological catastrophe.

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I’m osterbammel that Osterhammel recently came out with a page version of his views in German that is currently being translated some overly ambitious and masochistic academic press. Aug 22, John rated it liked it Shelves: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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Finally, as rapidly as aboveboard integration has taken place, illicit integration has taken place even faster. Osterhammel and Petersson argue that the period from to an era characterized by the development of free trade and the long-distance impact of the industrial revolution–represented an important phase in the globalization phenomenon.

Hannah rated it liked it Aug 20, Oxterhammel identify five basic elements. Jul 31, Kaitlyn rated it liked it. If you want osgerhammel quick primer on the topic, especially as it relates to history, this might serve.

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Globalization: A Short History

Nicholas rated it really liked it Feb 22, Very very dense read. View all 8 comments. Also there’s the standard “globalization and a global world, it’s not so new!

Feb 27, Yunis Esa rated it really liked it. The authors argue that there are four elements that make up the phenomenon of globalization.

suort Jan 15, morning Os rated it really liked it Shelves: Marius rated hisrory liked it Nov 19, Matt Giddings rated it really liked it Mar 14, Sep 04, Mikaela rated it it was ok Shelves: Martin rated it really liked it Jul 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Rakkasan rated it liked it Apr 11, The book does a good job tackling the issues in way that one could understand the historical osterjammel of globzlization in the context of how the authors define it.

Suzanne Smyth rated it liked it Jan 18, But is this much-discussed phenomenon really an invention of modern times? In fact, the authors write, the phenomenon can be traced back to early modern large-scale trading, for example, the silk trade between China and the Mediterranean region, the shipping routes between the Arabian Peninsula and India, and the more frequently traveled caravan routes of the Near East and North Africa–all conduits for people, goods, coins, artwork, and ideas. The second phenomenon has been the dismantling of both welfare states and developmental states.

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Globalization: A Short History by Jürgen Osterhammel

Usually seen as a consequence of globalization, the reversal of statism has also in itself accelerated globalization by opening up new investment opportunities for international capital. Courtney rated it really liked it Feb 09, The expression achieved terminological stardom in the s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages.

Shhort years later he started as a fellow at the German Historical Institute in London.

I can only thank him profusely for not coming out with it earlier so it was impossible for my professor to assign it. In he obtained his Ph. Arguing that the world did not turn “global” overnight, the book traces the emergence of globalization over the past seven or eight centuries.

Based on this definition of globalization, the book lays out a flobalization overview of four main historical phases of globalization:

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