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Globalization and history: the evolution of a nineteenth-century Atlantic economy

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Globalization is not a new phenomenon, nor is it irreversible. In this book the Authors present a picture of trade, migration, and international capital flows in the Atlantic economy in the century prior to 1914—the first great globalization boom, which anticipated the experience of the last fifty years. The authors estimate the extent of globalization and its impact on the participating countries, and discuss the political reactions that it provoked. The authors apply the tools of open-econo...

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Kevin H. O'Rourke More by this author
Jeffrey G. Williamson More by this author
Publication date:
1999
URN:
uuid:af71fcc9-eb85-4dd6-b843-e08cc4120b23
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15295
Language:
English

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