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Globalizations and the ancient world

Author: Justin Jennings
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Justin Jennings argues that globalization is not just a phenomenon limited to modern times. Instead he contends that the globalization of today is just the latest in a series of globalizing movements in human history. Using the Uruk, Mississippian, and Wari civilizations as case studies, Jennings examines how the growth of the world, ♯s̥ first great cities radically transformed their respective areas.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Jennings
ISBN: 9780521760775 0521760771 9781107652453 1107652456
OCLC Number: 900353282
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2011
Description: viii, 207 s. : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Modernity's greatest theft; 2. How to pluralize globalization; 3. Cities and the spread of the first global cultures; 4. Uruk-warka; 5. Cahokia; 6. Huari; 7. But were they really global cultures?; 8. Learning from past globalizations
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'Jennings provides a lucid argument supported by archaeological data and a compelling case for a unified approach that eliminates artificial distinctions between past and present. This book would Read more...

 
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