Institute on Globalization & the Human Condition

Trade in ancient Greece was largely unrestricted: the state controlled only the supply of grain.[4]

Native New World crops exchanged globally: Maize, tomato, potato, vanilla, rubber, cacao, tobacco
Early modern[edit]
Main article: Proto-globalization
'Early modern-' or 'proto-globalization' covers a period of the history of globalization roughly spanning the years between 1600 and 1800.

Public Policy, Governance & Citizenship

Globalization - New World Encyclopedia

He asserted that the pace of globalization was quickening and that its impact on business organization and practice would continue to grow.[21]

Economist Takis Fotopoulos defined "economic globalization" as the opening and deregulation of commodity, capital and labor markets that led toward present neoliberal globalization.

Anti-globalization movement - Wikipedia

Our problem in this context is the sheer scale of the task at hand. Increased centralization in many areas of government, globalization and the insinuation of market-thinking into many areas of social life undermine the quality of local social systems and obstruct communion. However, the direction we must take is clear. As Zygmunt Bauman (2001: 149) has argued we need to work to ‘gain control over the conditions under which we struggle with the challenges of life’. For the most of us ‘such control can be gained only ‘.

The Positive Effects of Globalization That We Never …

Economist Theodore Levitt is widely credited with coining the term in an article entitled "Globalization of Markets", which appeared in the May–June 1983 issue of Harvard Business Review.

Teaching Guide for "Globalization" Essays

This is one of the driving forces behind global connections and trade; without either globalization would not have emerged the way it did and states would still be dependent on their own production and resources to function.

Effects of Consumerism — Global Issues

As the subject of this article pertains to the positive effects of globalization, we will focus on the positive changes it has brought to the world - both economically and culturally, and how it can very well become one of the defining factors of the present century.

Zendoodle Color-by-Number: Spring Awakening

A satisfactory definition of globalization must capture each of these elements: extensity (stretching), intensity, velocity and impact.[18]

Swedish journalist Thomas Larsson, in his book The Race to the Top: The Real Story of Globalization, states that globalization:

is the process of world shrinkage, of distances getting shorter, things moving closer.

Globalization and American Wages: Today and …

Large-scale globalization began in the 19th century.[9]


Animated map showing the development of colonial empires from 1492 to present.
Main article: Archaic globalization
Archaic globalization is seen as a phase in the history of globalization conventionally referring to globalizing events and developments from the time of the earliest civilizations until roughly the 1600s.

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Globalization can refer to those spatial-temporal processes of change which underpin a transformation in the organization of human affairs by linking together and expanding human activity across regions and continents.