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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Alexa rated it it was ok Jul 15, Usually seen as a consequence ostefhammel globalization, the reversal of statism has also in itself accelerated globalization by shprt up new investment opportunities for international capital. Want to Read saving….

Matt Giddings rated it really liked it Mar 14, Rakkasan rated it liked it Apr 11, Hannah rated it liked it Aug 20, The book does a good job tackling the issues in way that one could understand the historical significance of globalization in the context of how the authors define it. In he was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. Jan-Frederik rated it liked it Sep 17, First is the way human rights, culture, and environmental issues are increasingly seen as integral to international security.

Nicholas rated it really liked it Feb 22, 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 undermining democracy and labor rights in the West, and the terms of trade and environmental conditions in the developing world.

The expression achieved terminological stardom in the s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages.

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I can only thank him profusely for not coming out with it earlier so it was impossible for my professor to assign it. Aug 22, John rated it liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Arguing that the world did not turn “global” overnight, the book traces the emergence of globalization over the past seven or eight centuries. Moreover, many centrally managed, globally distributed companies have reorganized such that their national status is indeterminate—McKinsey, Nissan, Virgin, and CSFB being headline examples.

If you want a quick primer on the topic, especially as it relates to history, this might serve. This book will appeal to historians, economists, and anyone in the social sciences who is interested in the historical emergence of globalization.

Globalization: A Short History by Jürgen Osterhammel

David rated it really liked it Aug 31, Martin rated it really liked it Jul 27, Ali Akay rated it liked it Apr 10, Courtney rated it really liked it Feb 09, Moreover, they demonstrate how globalization in the mid-twentieth century opened up the prospect of global destruction though nuclear war and ecological catastrophe.

Feb 27, Yunis Esa rated it really liked it. Jan 15, morning Os rated it really liked it Shelves: They identify five basic elements. Several familiar technological transitions are invoked here: A somewhat repetitive, but eminently clear and concise collection of the authors’ views on the what “globalization” actually is and especially what it is not. Refresh and try again. Hardcoverpages.

Globalization: A Short History

Osterhammel and Petersson argue that the period from to an era characterized by the development of free shorg and the long-distance impact of the industrial revolution–represented an important phase in the globalization phenomenon.


Aug 05, Nils rated it liked it Shelves: But is this much-discussed phenomenon really an invention of modern times?

Sep 04, Mikaela rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m told that Osterhammel recently came out with a page version of his views in German that is currently being translated some overly globalizatioon and masochistic academic press. Also there’s the standard “globalization and a global world, it’s not so new!

Finally, as rapidly as aboveboard integration has taken place, illicit integration has taken place even faster.

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 answer is yes.

Jun 22, Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: Pretty good if you have to read it. It is short and easy to read. Like the diaspora book I just read, Osterhammel and Petersson To ask other readers questions about Globalizationplease sign up. Marius rated it liked it Nov 19, Blake Lannom rated it really liked it Jun 27, Open Preview See a Problem?

The authors conclude by examining what is new about the process of globalization since the collapse of the Soviet bloc. Otherwise, you may find the amount of historical facts and events overwhelming.