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The ascent of globalisation

Author: Harry Blutstein
Publisher: Manchester [U.K.] : Manchester University Press, 2016.
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The ascent of globalisation tells the sweeping historical drama of the development of globalisation, from the Second World War to the present day. The story is told through the richly detailed accounts of eighteen remarkable men and women, describing how these architects reshaped the modern world, for better or worse. Profiling their lives, ideas and struggles reveals fresh insights into the nature of globalisation.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Blutstein
ISBN: 9780719099717 0719099714 9781784992897 1784992895
OCLC Number: 914222185
Description: viii, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. The liberal foundations of globalisation --
1. A better tomorrow --
2. Last best hope for peace --
3. Dawn over Bretton Woods --
4. The European experiment --
Part II. Sovereignty of global markets --
5. The war of ideas --
6. The new globalists --
7. The anatomy of an insurgency --
8. Accelerated development --
9. Free trade follies --
10. Global Fifth Amendment --
Part III. The human face of globalisation --
11. When the saints come marching in --
12. Assault on the summit --
13. Civilising globalisation --
14. Health of nations.
Other Titles: Ascent of globalization
Responsibility: Harry Blutstein.
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The book tells the sweeping historical drama of the ascent of globalization, from the Second World War to the present day. The story is told through the richly detailed accounts of eighteen  Read more...


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'Blutstein's excellent book serves as a historical road map showing us with the utmost clarity how it is that the current global order came in to being.'Dave Mercer, Geographical Research, September Read more...

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