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Global Historical Antecedents

  • By: Nayan Chanda
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Ever since the word globalization entered Merriam-Webster's English dictionary, debate has raged over its definition. Although a degree of consensus was reached about the term referring to the growing interconnectedness of the world resulting in interdependence, scholars still cannot agree about ...

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