Globalization

In this work, Jurgen Osterhammel and Niels Petersson make the case that globalization is not so new, after all.

Globalization

'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.

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Globalization
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Jürgen Osterhammel, Niels P. Petersson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-23 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

'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.
The Transformation of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1192
Authors: Jürgen Osterhammel
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A panoramic global history of the nineteenth century A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century, moves beyond conventional Eurocentric
Britain in China
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Robert Bickers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-09-11 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Using archival materials newly available in China and records in Britain and the US, Robert Bickers paints a detailed portrait of the traders, missionaries, businessmen, diplomats and settlers who constituted "Britain-in-China." Bickers argues that the British presence in China was dominated by urban settlers whose primary allegiance lay not with
Transnationale Geschichte
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Gunilla Budde (Historikerin), Sebastian Conrad, Oliver Janz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

English summary: This volume discusses and compares alternative approaches of a trans-national historiography from comparative history to histories of Europe, post-colonial studies, and global history. German description: Die Internationalisierung der Geschichtswissenschaft schreitet voran. Zunehmend orientiert sie sich an transnationalen Fragestellungen und globalen Zusammenhangen. Dieser Band zieht eine Zwischenbilanz der aktuellen
The Prospect of Global History
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: James Belich, John Darwin, Margret Frenz, Chris Wickham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Prospect of Global History takes a new approach to the study of global history, seeking to apply it, rather than advocate it. The volume seeks perspectives on history from East Asian and Islamic sources as well as European ones, and insists on depth in historical analysis. The Prospect of