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The New Global History

1st Edition

By Bruce Mazlish


144 pages

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From a distinguished author in the field, The New Global History is a critical inquiry into the historical process of globalization, which is seen as a distinctly twentieth century phenomenon with its roots in the age of expansion of the early modern world.

Cutting across disciplinary boundaries, The New Global History offers a fresh, overarching view of the process of globalization that is always empirically based and discusses the most important themes, such as policy, trade, cultural imperialism and warfare. Bruce Mazlish argues that globalization is not something that the West has imposed upon the rest of the world, but the result of the interplay of many factors across continents.

Students of history, politics and international studies, will all find this a valuable resource in the pursuit of their studies.

Table of Contents

Nature of NGH 1. Globalization Without End: A Framing 2. Onwards and Outwards: A Kind of Revolution. Factors of NGH 3. Cold War and Globalization: Unintended Consequences 4. The Multinational Corporations: Ruling the Globe? 5. The NGOs Movement. Policy and Morality 6. The Hijacking of Global Society 7. The Global and the Local 8. Toward a Higher Morality 9. Global Humanity. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century