Globalization Avant la Lettre: Globalization and the History of the Roman Empire

@article{Hitchner2008GlobalizationAL,
  title={Globalization Avant la Lettre: Globalization and the History of the Roman Empire},
  author={Robert Bruce Hitchner},
  journal={New Global Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={2}
}
The historiography of the Roman Empire overstates the "local" integrity of Roman and nonRoman culture, and de-emphasizes the interconnections and proto-global essence of imperial society. Revisiting these interconnections suggests that the Roman Empire was a precursor to modern-day globalization. 

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