Globalization 101(3)

Globalization 101(3) - st century Post-Cold War Global...

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Globalization 101 everything is connected the shrinking globe
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Globalization - Communication - Transportation - Trade
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How did we get Globalized? Curiosity – Greeks and the Arabs Explorers – Magellan, Cook, Columbus Wants – new lands, new treats…gold Profits – people want, people will buy Technology – kept improving, compass, sails Global Market – people wanted goods from far away
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Trade routes before 1500 Silk Road Marco Polo
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Trade exotics Gold Spices Silks
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Magellan’s Journey
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Steamship lines
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Advertisment
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The Telegraph
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Air-routes 1920
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Post-WWII Communications Air travel Transport costs Company organization Multi-national corporations US dominance – challenges in the 21
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Unformatted text preview: st century Post-Cold War Global expansion of capital/education/ English language/ tourism The Dot com bubble telecommunications Fiber-optic cables digitization revolution Y2K the outsourcing of technical jobs Outsourcing contracting a 3 rd party Contributors to Globalization Globalization Global Advertising L-r: India, Jordan, Poland, Italy Global Tourism Creation of tourist landscapes Venice Venice Las Vegas Cultural Diversity In a world where everything is connected through globalization: How does one retain their culture? Who and what do you identify with?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course GEOG 1123 taught by Professor Neely/turner during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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