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The global imperative : an interpretive history of the spread of humankind

Author: Robert P Clark
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.
Series: Global history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robert Clark delves into 100 millennia of human history to create a unified and consistent explanation for humankind's need to spread itself across the globe. Examining events from different eras, Clark melds them together to form a framework for understanding the process of globalization. Drawing from a variety of academic disciplines, the book reveals the spread of humans and their cultures to be part of an  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Robert P.
Global imperative.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605559636
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Clark
ISBN: 0813331803 9780813331805 0813331811 9780813331812
OCLC Number: 36477791
Description: xiii, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Bruce Mazlish, Carol Gluck and Raymond Grew --
Introduction: Why Globalization? --
Out of Africa --
The Neolithic Revolution --
Ancient Cities and Trade Routes --
The Age of Discovery --
The Partnership of Steam and Coal --
Petroleum and the Internal Combustion Engine --
Part One: Prelude to the Information Age --
Part Two: The Information Age --
Part Three: Cities and Global Systems in the Information Age.
Series Title: Global history series.
Responsibility: Robert P. Clark.
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Robert Clark delves into 100 millennia of human history to create a unified and consistent explanation for humankind's inner need to spread itself across the globe. Examining events from different era

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