A World Connecting: 1870-1945

A World Connecting: 1870-1945

by Emily S. Rosenberg
     
 

Between 1870 and 1945, advances in communication and transportation simultaneously expanded and shrank the world. In five interpretive essays, A World Connecting goes beyond nations, empires, and world wars to capture the era’s defining feature: the profound and disruptive shift toward an ever more rapidly integrating world.See more details below

Overview

Between 1870 and 1945, advances in communication and transportation simultaneously expanded and shrank the world. In five interpretive essays, A World Connecting goes beyond nations, empires, and world wars to capture the era’s defining feature: the profound and disruptive shift toward an ever more rapidly integrating world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674047211
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Series:
A History of the World, #5
Pages:
1168
Sales rank:
867,416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.50(d)

Meet the Author

Emily S. Rosenberg is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine.

Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.

Jürgen Osterhammel is Professor of Modern History at the University of Konstanz.

Charles S. Maier is Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History at Harvard University and author of Dissolution: The Crisis of Communism and the End of East Germany.

Tony Ballantyne is Professor of History at the University of Otago.

Antoinette Burton is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dirk Hoerder is Emeritus Professor of History at Arizona State University.

Steven C. Topik is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine.

Allen Wells is Roger Howell, Jr., Professor of History at Bowdoin College.

Emily S. Rosenberg is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine.

Table of Contents

Introduction Emily S. Rosenberg 3

1 Leviathan 2.0: Inventing Modern Statehood Charles S. Maier

Introduction 29

1 The World Is "Weary of the Past 40

2 Reconstruction on a World Scale 93

3 The Human Zoo 153

4 States of Exception 196

2 Empires and the Reach of the Global Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton

Introduction 285

1 Reterritorializing Empires 306

2 Remaking the World 348

3 Global Empires, Transnational Connections 390

3 Migrations and Belongings Dirk Hoerder

Introduction 435

1 A Longue-Durée Perspective 444

2 The Global and the Local 468

3 Migrations, Free and Bound 491

4 Migrations during War and Depression 548

5 The Aftermath of War and Decolonization 579

4 Commodity Chains in a Global Economy Steven C. Topik Allen Wells

Introduction 593

1 Transformations 600

2 The Sinews of Trade 628

3 Commodity Chains 685

5 Transnational Currents in a Shrinking World Emily S. Rosenberg

Introduction 815

1 Currents of Internationalism 823

2 Social Networking and Entangled Attachments 849

3 Exhibitionary Nodes 886

4 Circuits of Expertise 919

5 Spectacular Flows 960

Notes 999

Selected Bibliography 1097

Contributors 1137

Index 1139

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