Opinions Throughout History: Globalization

Editor/Author Issit, Micah L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-64265-476-9
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 82
Book Status: Available
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Each chapter discusses both primary and secondary documents such as newspaper and magazine articles, speeches, court decisions, and other legislation. Accompanied by expert commentary and analysis, this volume will guide the reader through the process of how each document affected the changing attitudes on this important issue of public interest.

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Table of Contents

  • Publisher’s Note
  • Introduction
  • Historical Timeline
  • 1. Globalization Nation: Early History of Globalization and Origins of the American Experiment (1607–1776)
  • 2. Slavery in the Old and New Worlds: The Atlantic Slave Trade and African Globalization (1500–1865)
  • 3. Letting Off Steam: Steam Power and the Beginnings of Climate Change (1690–1900)
  • 4. To Tariff or Not to Tariff: Tariffs and the Strategy of Economic Protectionism (1789–present)
  • 5. An International Calling Plan: Communications Breakthroughs from the Telegraph to the Telephone (1830–1891)
  • 6. Internationalism: Globalization in the Progressive Era (1870s–1910)
  • 7. The Origins of Flight: Air Travel from Ancient China to Charles Lindbergh (1000 BCE–1939)
  • 8. The World at War: The First World War in American Culture (1914–1918)
  • 9. The Revolution Will Be Broadcast: Radio, Television, and the Foundations of the Digital Age (1865–present) .
  • 10. The World Depressed: The Armistice, the Great Depression, and the Global Economy (1929-1939)
  • 11. The World Goes Back to War: America and the Second World War (1939–1945)
  • 12. Global Super Government: The Founding of the United Nations and Global Government (1941–1945)
  • 13. One Big Bank The Establishment of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (1933–1944)
  • 14. A Global Medical System: The Establishment of the World Health Organization (1948)
  • 15. Collective Defense The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Making of the Modern Military World (1949–Present)
  • 16. Destroying the World: The Cold War and the Nuclear Arms Race (1957–Present) .
  • 17. Out in the Big Wide Open: The Space Race and the Chance for Universal Peace (1957–1975) .
  • 18. A Series of Tubes: The Internet and the Digital Age (1962–Present)
  • 19. A Shared World: Global Environmentalism and Climate Change (1971–Present)
  • 20. Global Consumerism: The Evolution of Global Consumerism (1940s–present)
  • 21. Black Gold: The Fossil Fuel Industry (1950s–Present)
  • 22. Regionalism: The Formation of Regional Associations (1980s–Present)
  • 23. The Trade Enigma: The History of the World Trade Organization (1940s–Present)
  • 24. The World Workforce: Outsourcing and the Modern World of Work (1980s–Present)
  • 25. The Fear of Extinction: The War on Terror and the Spread of Right-Wing Radicalism (2000s–present)
  • 26. The Anti-Globalist Paradox: The Modern Anti-Globalist Movement (2010s–Present)
  • 27. The Poor World: Globalization and Poverty (2010s–Present) .
  • 28. Critical Mass: The Covid-19 Crisis and Globalization (2019–2020)
  • 29. Conclusion: Investing in the Future
  • Primary and Secondary Sources
  • Glossary
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author