Arquivo do mês: novembro 2017

Vagas de Globalização XII

3.2 The Next Comers: US, Germany, Japan and the Rest Which are the two diffusion channels of industrialization that Professor Sachs presents? Were countries subdued to European imperialism able to industrialize rather quickly or did imperialism itself create a barrier … Continuar lendo

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Vagas de Globalização XI

3: The Anglo-American World: 1800-2000 In the third week of the course, Professor Sachs talks about the fifth wave of globalization: the Industrial Revolution or the Anglo-American Revolution. We learn that global transformation during this period happened faster, deeper and … Continuar lendo

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Vagas da Globalização X

2.5 The Beginning of Divergence of the West and Asia In Professor Sachs’ analysis, which are the main dynamics that seek to explain why history turned decisively in favor of Europe? What does Professor Sachs say about the role of … Continuar lendo

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Vagas da Globalização IX

2.4 Imperial Competition There had been wars before the fourth wave of globalization, but what was the major difference between those wars and the ones described in this chapter? Which European countries, does Professor Sachs say, played major roles in … Continuar lendo

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Vagas da Globalização XVIII

2.3 Conquest, Slavery and Genocide in the Americas What does Professor Sachs mean by the “hidden” Columbian Exchange? This chapter describes the so-called triangular trade; what is it and why is it relevant in this context? Adam Smith emphasized that … Continuar lendo

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Vagas da Globalização VII

2.2 Global Trade in Commodities What is the Columbian Exchange? What does history tell us about the relationship between private enterprises and governments, according to Professor Sachs? In this chapter, I want to talk about the rise of global industry … Continuar lendo

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Vagas da Globalização VI

2: Ocean-Based Globalization: 1500-1800 In the second week of the course, Professor Sachs expands on the Ocean-Based Globalization Period, or fourth-wave of globalization, as he calls it. He describes this period as being a time of “true” globalization, because, for … Continuar lendo

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