Culture and Globalization

Wednesday, September 12

What do we mean by “globalization” and how is it useful as a concept? What are the links to imperialism, and colonialism? What does a world economy include?

Required Readings

  • Jurgen Osterhammel and Niels P. Peterson, Globalization: A Short History, Preface through Part IV (pages vii through 80).

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Supplemental Materials

Class Slides

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