Globalization Jan 10

Globalization Jan 10 - What is Globalization? What is...

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What is Globalization? What is Globalization ? intensified transnational movement of ideas, people, goods, and capital Processes through which regions and their economies, societies, and cultures have become more interdependent Intensified transnational movement I. Archaic globalization: equates migration & trade w/ globalization Pre-modern humans leaving Africa Silk Roads – network extending 4000 miles Help laid foundation for modern world Exchange only limited to Old World and an increase in interdependence but not on a global scale. II. During Age of Discovery Old and New Worlds connect Colonialism and imperialism Exchange of crops, human population (slaves), cattle, diseases, etc. Communication leads to decimation, and eventually, death of natives III. During Industrialization New technology, communications, transportation Level of integration = prodigious IV. Contemporary Globalization Centrality of individual is greater Modern communication/transportation technology makes transfer of ideas faster, easier, and
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