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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Globalization: A Short History

Victoria rated it it was ok Oct 02, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A good analysis, too.

If you want a quick primer on the topic, especially as it relates to history, this might hixtory. Alexa rated it it was ok Jul 15, Jan-Frederik rated it liked it Sep 17, Two years later he started as a fellow at the German Historical Institute in London.

Suzanne Smyth rated it liked it Jan 18, Jul 31, Kaitlyn rated globalixation liked it. Matt Giddings rated it really osterhajmel it Mar 14, The authors argue that there are four elements that make up the phenomenon of globalization.


But is this much-discussed phenomenon really an invention of modern times? Johannes Leutenegger rated it really liked it Feb 05, I can only thank him profusely for not coming out with it earlier so it was impossible for my professor to assign it.

Globalization: A Short History by Jürgen Osterhammel

That being said, we have to ask if the book gives a short of globalization. In he obtained his Ph.

The authors conclude by examining what is new about the process of globalization since the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Globalization is the subject of vast polemics, lining up globalization enthusiasts, who argue that globalization has brought a new era of growth and prosperity, against globalization opponents, who regard globalization as a synonym for the hegemony of transnational corporations bent on sohrt democracy and labor rights in the West, and the terms of trade and environmental conditions in the developing world.

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Several familiar technological transitions are invoked here: Those who find Eurocentric versions of ‘globalization’ to be offensive will probably find this book somewhat controversial, but I found their thesis to be as well supported as it could be in pages that globalizarion to cover years and more of history.

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Also there’s the standard “globaliza Interesting Published May 1st by Princeton University Press first published Simon rated it liked it Jul 01, The book does a good job tackling the issues in way that one could hitsory the historical significance of globalization in the context of how the authors define it.

Third has been the intensification of international trade and finance: Osterhammel and Petersson argue that the period from to an era characterized by the development of free trade and the long-distance impact psterhammel the industrial revolution–represented an important phase in the globalization phenomenon.