Introductie: Globalisering en geschiedenis (Introduction: Globalization and history)

Schot, Johan and Smits, Jan-Pieter (2007) Introductie: Globalisering en geschiedenis (Introduction: Globalization and history). Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis, 4 (3). pp. 3-14. ISSN 1572-1701

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Abstract

This introduction explores various aspects of globalization from a historical perspective. It puts the various reviews on trade, migration, infrastructure, Americanization and space published in this issue in the context of the globalization debate. Three central debates are introduced: on the definition of globalization, its periodization, and finally on its relation with the nation-state. It is argued that the globalization literature calls for a transnational turn in history. It provides historians with a new transnational research agenda which focuses on the study of cross-border flows, the people and organizations involved, new spaces constructed, and on the influence of these flows on national and local histories.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: Janet Snow
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2014 06:01
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2014 06:01
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/50609
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