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The Ascent of Globalisation

Harry Blustein


The ascent of globalisation captures the sweeping drama of postwar globalisation through intimate portraits of twenty of its key architects. These profiles provide insights into what inspired these pioneers of globalisation — the beliefs they each imbibed in their youth, the formative experiences that shaped their ideas and their contributions to the global architecture. Engaging anecdotes and telling personal details, many of which have never been told, enliven each of the stories, as well as the behind-the-scenes dramas that accompanied the creation of institutions such as the World Bank, IM ... More

Keywords: Postwar globalisation, Institutional architecture, History, Key architects, Liberal international order, Neoliberal global order, Human face of globalisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781784992897
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harry Blustein, author
RMIT University