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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Return to Book Page. Johannes Leutenegger rated it really liked it Feb 05, Alexa rated it it was ok Jul 15, I’m told that Osterhammel recently came out with a page version of his views in Ger A somewhat repetitive, but hostory clear and concise collection of the authors’ views on the what “globalization” actually is and especially what it is not. Sep 04, Mikaela rated it it was ok Shelves: Finally, as rapidly as aboveboard integration has taken place, illicit integration has taken place even faster.

In he was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. Lists with This Book.

First is the way human rights, culture, and environmental issues are increasingly seen as integral to international security. They identify five basic elements.


Also there’s the standard “globaliza Interesting In fact, the authors globalizatioon, the phenomenon can be traced back to early modern large-scale blobalization, 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.

I can only thank him profusely for not coming out with it earlier so it was impossible for my professor to assign it. 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.

According to this analysis, the crucial power gradient is no longer within organizations, but between those who are connected and those who are not. The authors conclude by examining what is new about the process of globalization since the collapse of the Soviet bloc.

Globalization: A Short History by Jürgen Osterhammel

Matt Giddings rated it really liked it Mar 14, Published May 1st by Princeton University Press first published Thanks for telling us about the problem. Corporations, NGOs, and private actors gistory all increased their independence from territorially-based governmental authority. Fourth, the Internet has emerged as both the most potent metaphor for, and a leading functional driver of, global integration and connectedness. In he obtained his Ph.


Globalization: A Short History

More talk of the nation-state too. Matthijs Krul rated it liked it Nov 28, Nicholas rated it really liked it Feb 22, Rakkasan rated it liked it Ehort 11, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Open Preview See a Problem? But is this much-discussed phenomenon really an invention of modern times? Mar 03, Chau Vu added it.

Marius rated it liked it Nov 19, If you want a quick primer on the topic, especially as it relates to history, this might serve. Based on this definition of globalization, the book lays out a historical overview of four main historical phases globalizqtion globalization: Several familiar technological transitions are invoked here: Courtney rated it really liked it Feb 09,