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Globalization: An Agenda
The Blog | January 12, 2013

Globalization: An Agenda

It is now widely recognized that ours is a global age. One of the first to perceive and then describe this "happening" was the sociologist Martin Albrow, in his book with the title  The Global Age. Since its appearance, in 1996 numerous studies have been published.
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Après Moi, le Déluge
The Blog | April 25, 2012

Après Moi, le Déluge

" I'm not saying, 'After me, chaos ,'" French President Nicolas Sarkozy told the newspaper  Le Figaro  with a wink in an interview published Friday, April 20, on the eve of the first-round election that saw him lose to Socialist Party leader François Hollande.
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Ray Grew Speaks at College of Wooster
The Blog | April 23, 2012

Ray Grew Speaks at College of Wooster

Ray Grew gave a talk on global history at the College of Wooster in February and offered advice on how they can incorporate global history into their interesting curriculum. This was part of a general review of their program that another outside historian and Grew undertook for them.
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Elliott R. Morss Speaks in Buenos Aires
The Blog | April 23, 2012

Elliott R. Morss Speaks in Buenos Aires

Dr. Elliott R. Morss, an American economist, gave a series of lectures on Global Finance in November 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The lectures came from the book Dr. Morss is writing on "Who Controls Global Capital".
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William H. McNeill Wins 2008 Toynbee Prize
The Blog | April 23, 2012

William H. McNeill Wins 2008 Toynbee Prize

The Toynbee Prize Foundation awarded its 2008 prize to Professor William H. McNeill in a ceremony on April 25, 2008 at the Harvard Faculty Club. Professor McNeill described the inspiration given to him by Arnold Toynbee and the importance of "Big History."
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New Global History: An Introduction
The Blog | April 23, 2012

New Global History: An Introduction

Profs Akira Iriye (Harvard) and Bruce Mazlish (MIT) What are the forces of globalization shaping our world (for better or for worse)? How can we bring an historical perspective to bear on them?
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