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Introduction

Jamie K. McCallum

in Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451935
eISBN:
9780801469480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451935.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter discusses alter-globalization movements in the late 1990s, criticizing the commonly held belief that neoliberal globalization would hollow out trade unions, undermine state ... More


Global Aging and Cognitive Functioning

Pamela M. Greenwood and Raja Parasuraman

in Nurturing the Older Brain and Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017145
eISBN:
9780262301336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017145.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the economic and social implications of global aging in both developed and developing countries, and defines cognitive aging, which is thought to be the main reason for the ... More


Space, Time, and History: The Conceptual Limits of Globalization

Frederick Cooper

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.5
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the two problems with the concept of globalization, first the “global,” and second the “-ization.” The implication of the first is that a system of connection has penetrated ... More


A Global Middle Ages?

Robert I. Moore

in The Prospect of Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

The idea of a ‘middle age’ c.500–1500 CE carries little conviction today among European historians and is not readily applicable to other parts of the world. The transformations of c.1000–1200 CE now ... More


Small Town Merchants, Global Ventures: The Maritime Trade of the New Julfan Armenians in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the role of Armenian maritime merchants in ushering in the ‘First Global Age’ of maritime history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It explores transoceanic ... More


The Later Middle Ages

Isabella Lazzarini (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198731641
eISBN:
9780191919787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198731641.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Of all the sub-periods in which European medieval history has been divided over time, the later middle ages is possibly the one on which the burden of past and current grand narratives weighs the ... More


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