- Of unusual interest is Globalization in World History, ed.
A. G. Hopkins (London: Pimlico, 2002). It serves as an excellent bridge
between previous globalizations and new global history. An American
edition is be published by Norton shortly.
- November 2002: a paperback edition of Globalization in World
History, ed. A. G. Hopkins, has just been issued by Random House
in the USA.
- Food in Global History, ed. Raymond Grew (Boulder, CO: Westview,
1999) is a major contribution to both of the topics mentioned in its
- Global Inc. is an historical atlas that maps the existence
of the multinational corporations and gives visual representation
to their extent, power, investment, labor force, and change over time,
etc.. About 200 pages, with text accompanying the maps, it is shortly
to be published by New Press.
- Akira Iriye, Global Community, The Role of International
Organizations in the Making of the Contemporary World (Berkeley: University
of California Press, 2002). A lucid and expertly informed treatment
of how international organizations in the nineteenth and twentieth
centuries have figured in the construction of a global community.
- William Keylor, A World of Nations: The International Order Since
1945, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press this year, 2002.
Keylor is a Professor of History and of International Relations and
the Director of the International History Institute at Boston University.
- Mehdi Mozaffari (eds), Globalization and Civilizations, is
forthcoming. Available August 16, 2002.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
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Uniquely, critically interrogates the concept of 'civilization' by
asking whether it is still valid in the globalized world economy of
the twenty-first century. Includes 'Civilization and the 21th Century'
by Robert W. Cox, 'The first normative global revolution?' by Richard
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