Shock of the Global The 1970s in Perspective

ISBN-10: 0674061861

ISBN-13: 9780674061866

Edition: 2010

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Niall Ferguson was born April 18, 1964, in Glasgow. He is a Scottish historian. He specializes in financial and economic history as well as the history of empire. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. His books include Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation 1897-1927 (1993), Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals (1997), The Pity of War: Explaining World War One (1998), The World's Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild (1998), The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000 (2001), Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (2003), Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004), The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006) and The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008), Civilization: The West and the Rest (2011) and The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die.

Erez Manela is Professor of History, Harvard University.

Daniel Sargent is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jeremy Adelman is the Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor of Spanish Civilization and Culture and director of the Council for International Teaching and Research at Princeton University. His books include "Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World" and "Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic" (Princeton).

Introduction: Crisis, What Crisis? The 1970s and the Shock of the Global
Into an Emerging Order
"Malaise": The Crisis of Capitalism in the 1970s
The United States and Globalization in the 1970s
The Great Transformation: China in the Long 1970s
The Kiss of Debt: The East Bloc Goes Borrowing
Stagflation and the Economic Origins of Globalization
The Global 1970s and the Echo of the Great Depression
International Finance and Political Legitimacy: A Latin American View of the Global Shock
American Debt, Global Capital: The Policy Origins of Securitization
The United States, Multinational Enterprises, and the Politics of Globalization
International Relations in an Age of Upheaval
The Vietnam Decade: The Global Shock of the War
Henry Kissinger and the Geopolitics of Globalization
Wrestling with Parity: The Nuclear Revolution Revisited
Containing Globalism: The United States and the Developing World in the 1970s
Global Challenges and International Society
The Transformation of International Institutions: Global Shock as Cultural Shock
The Seventies and the Rebirth of Human Rights
Smallpox Eradication and the Rise of Global Governance
The Environment, Environmentalism, and International Society in the Long 1970s
Ideological, Religious, and Intellectual Upheaval
Globalizing Sisterhood: International Women's Year and the Politics of Representation
Liberation and Redemption in 1970s Rock Music
Universal Nationalism: Christian America's Response to the Years of Upheaval
An Uncertain Trajectory: Islam's Contemporary Globalization, 1971-1979
Future Shock: The End of the World as They Knew It
Epilogue: The Shock of the Global
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