Born Again: Globalization's Sixteenth Century Origins (Asian/Global Versus European Dynamics)

@article{Flynn2008BornAG,
  title={Born Again: Globalization's Sixteenth Century Origins (Asian/Global Versus European Dynamics)},
  author={Dennis Owen Flynn and Arturo Gir{\'a}ld{\'e}z},
  journal={Development Economics eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
Globalization began when all heavily populated land masses began interacting - both directly and indirectly via other land masses - in a sustained manner with deep consequences for all interacting regions. Globalization emerged during the sixteenth century. Dynamism emanating from within China played a pivotal role. Valid hypotheses concerning globalization's emergence must accommodate evidence from numerous disciplinary debates. Discussion of globalization's birth in terms of economic issues… 
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