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Unformatted text preview: Lecture18 The History of Globalization Lecture Organization What is globalization? A brief History of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Globalization in the contemporary era A focus on financial globalization Other aspects of globalization Conclusion Globalization Globalization has many definitions, but generally it refers to various global interconnections The interconnections exist across a variety of human activities Economic Social Political Cultural Biological Summary of the term/concept Globalization Communications networks made possible by the telegraph, telephone, and undersea cable. Transportation networks made possible by the railway, steamship, and (soon to come) airplane. Trade and financial networks. Diplomatic relations and alliances. Relations between imperial powers and the colonial peoples they ruled. Before we go any further, how was the world tied together at the end of the Europe European descent-dense European descent-sparse European influence European colonies Japanese Empire Western European countries achieved greater economic power than most other countries as a result of industrialization....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course POLS 30260 taught by Professor Muk during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.

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