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Global Interdependence

The World after 1945

Edited by Akira Iriye

General Editor Akira Iriye

Jürgen Osterhammel

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674045729

Publication Date: 01/14/2014


1008 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

62 halftones, 9 maps, 1 graph, 8 tables

Belknap Press

A History of the World


  • Introduction [Akira Iriye]
  • I. States and the Changing Equations of Power [Wilfried Loth]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Postwar Upheavals
    • 2. A Global Cold War
    • 3. New Players
    • 4. An Emerging World Order
  • II. Opening Doors in the World Economy [Thomas W. Zeiler]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Closed Doors
    • 2. Shut and Unlocked Doors
    • 3. Prying Open the Door
    • 4. The Open Door
  • III. Into the Anthropocene: People and Their Planet [J. R. McNeill and Peter Engelke]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Energy and Population
    • 2. Climate and Biological Diversity
    • 3. Cities and the Economy
    • 4. Cold War and Environmental Culture
  • IV. Global Cultures [Petra Goedde]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Cold War Cultures
    • 2. People and Goods on the Move
    • 3. Challenging Cultural Norms
    • 4. Human Rights and Globalization
  • V. The Making of a Transnational World [Akira Iriye]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Postwar Transnationalism
    • 2. The Transnationalization of Humanity
    • 3. Layers of Transnationalism
    • 4. The Twenty-First Century
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index

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