Selected Suggested Reference Sources for Globalization Roots and Branches

Fromm Institute

Winter Term 2006

 

 

Books on Globalization

 

The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman

In Defense of Globalization by Jagdish Bhagwati

Why Globalization Works by Martin Wolf

 

The Globalization Gap: How the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Left Behind by Robert A. Isaak

Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph E. Stiglitz

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time by Jeffrey Sachs

 

The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization by Thomas L. Friedman

Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen

 

Books on Industrialization, Transport, Innovation

 

Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation by Peter L. Bernstein

 

Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention by Andrea Sutcliffe

 

The Prize by Daniel Yergin

 

They Made America by Harold Evans

 

History of American Business & Industry by Alex Groner, American Heritage, Business Week

 

The Great Inventions by Ralph Stein

 

Long Articles on Globalization

 

The Emerging Global Labor Market June 2005 McKinsey Quarterly http://www.mckinsey.com/mgi/publications/emerginggloballabormarket/index.asp

 

China and India BusinessWeek August 22, 2005 http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/toc/05_34/B3948chinaindia.htm


 

Web Sites Related to Globalization Roots and Branches

 

Gutians http://home.swipnet.se/~w-63448/mesbro.htm

Kadesh http://touregypt.net/featurestories/kadesh.htm

Sumer http://ancientneareast.tripod.com/Sumer.html

Assyria http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/MESO/ASSYRIA.HTM http://www.crystalinks.com/assyrian.html

Babylonia http://www.bible-history.com/babylonia/

Hittites http://www.crystalinks.com/hittites.html

Menes and Egypt Dynasties http://www.crystalinks.com/egyptdynasties.html

Phoenicia http://www.nalanda.nitc.ac.in/resources/english/etext-project/history/phoenicia/leftframe.html

http://www.cedarland.org/phoenicia.html

Necho and Phoenecia colonies voyages http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Phoenicia

 

Alexander the Great http://www.isidore-of-seville.com/Alexanderama.html

Rome http://www.roman-empire.net/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/#re

Islamic Empires http://biblia.com/islam/history.htm  http://www.barkati.net/english/  http://www.muslimheritage.com/

Crusades http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04543c.htm  http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture25b.html

Byzantine Empire http://www.crystalinks.com/byzantine.html  http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/byzantium/

 

Cheng Ho http://library.thinkquest.org/20176/chengho.htm  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sultan/explorers2.html

European Voyages http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/eurvoya/  http://www.historyteacher.net/APEuroCourse/WebLinks/WebLinks-AgeOfExploration.html

Renaissance http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/  http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/

Reformation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reformation  http://history.hanover.edu/early/prot.html

 

East India Company http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/state/empire/east_india_01.shtml

American Revolution http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/  http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/

Industrial Revolution http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook14.html  http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/society_culture/industrialisation/  http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/lecture17a.html

Computer http://www.cyberstreet.com/hcs/museum/chron.htm  http://www.elsop.com/wrc/h_comput.htm  http://ei.cs.vt.edu/~history/TMTCTW.html

 

U.S. Industrialization http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_technological_and_industrial_history

Electricity http://www.eei.org/industry_issues/industry_overview_and_statistics/history/

Transport revolution http://college.hmco.com/history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_086700_transportati.htm  http://www.pbs.org/kcet/chasingthesun/

20th Century http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/story/index.html

Energy http://college.hmco.com/history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_086700_transportati.htm

Internet http://www.isoc.org/internet/history/index.shtml

 

Hittites http://www.crystalinks.com/hittites.html http://www.allaboutturkey.com/hitit.htm

Hanseatic League http://www.i-friesland.com/Hanseatic_League.htm  

Enclosure & Corn Laws http://www.dialspace.dial.pipex.com/town/terrace/adw03/peel/cornlaws/c-laws.htm

Oliver Evans http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bloliverevans.htm