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Global Capitalism Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 039332981X

ISBN-13: 9780393329810

Edition: 2007 (Annotated)

Authors: Jeffry A. Frieden, Jeffry Frieden

List price: $19.95
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"Magisterial history...one of the most comprehensive histories of modern capitalism yet written."--"New York Times Book Review" In 1900 international trade reached unprecedented levels and the world's economies were more open to one another than ever before. Then as now, many people considered globalization to be inevitable and irreversible. Yet the entire edifice collapsed in a few months in 1914. Globalization is a choice, not a fact. It is a result of policy decisions and the politics that shape them. Jeffry A. Frieden's insightful history explores the golden age of globalization during the early years of the century, its swift collapse in the crises of 1914-45, the divisions of the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Jeffry A. Frieden is professor of government at Harvard University. His books include "Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery"; "World Politics: Interests, Interactions, Institutions"; "Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century "(all Norton); and "Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965-1985" (Princeton).