The History of Globalization

Globalization is an historical process that began with the first movement of people out of Africa into other parts of the world. Traveling short, then longer distances, migrants, merchants, and others have always taken their ideas, customs, and products into new lands. The melding, borrowing, and adaptation of outside influences can be found in many areas of human life.

What is Globalization?
Nayan Chanda, 19 November 2003
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 A presentation showing the history of globalization and many outcomes

Globalization of The Television Supply Chain
William Mougayar
Small Screen, Smaller World
Click here for a Flash Presentation of the article,depicting the globalization of the supply chain which has "Small Screen, Smaller World" by William Mougayar,dramatically lowered the price of television worldwide.

Globalization of Food & Plants
Explore the remarkable journey that food and plants have taken throughout world history.
How Tea Changed Fortunes and Incited Protests

Ideas Travel the Globe
Explore how ideas and imagination from  across the globe have come together to shape our world.

Global Governance
Global connections have grown for thousands of years but ways to manage them have been slow to develop.