There has been considerable historical evidence that pathogenic microorganisms are poised to launch new assaults on a global scale.
In the history of globalization, what was more successful — Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the Americas, or Vasco da Gama’s discovery of India?
The train of globalization left the station when Columbus reached the Americas. It will never go back.
This summer will mark the centenary of the appearance of the first volume of Oswald Spengler’s influential The Decline of the West.
The anthropological dimension of why we blame “globalization” for our own, very human lack of proper action and understanding.
What are the historical origins and future prospects of the Chinese business model?
The Germans did not have an overseas empire in the 18th century. How did they still become a global force in trade, science, religion and exploration?
Why does the idea persist that Europe’s Catholic nations have always been economic slow-growers?
Why do some economists persist in stereotyping Europe’s Catholic nations as laggards, when they practically invented what we today call globalization?
How have religious influences changed the way Americans and Europeans think about the role of government?