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Author Garten, Jeffrey E., 1946- author.

Title From silk to silicon : the story of globalization through ten extraordinary lives / Jeffrey E. Garten.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
©2016

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    337.109 GAR    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 444 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-421) and index.
Contents Genghis Khan : the accidental empire builder (1162-1227) -- Prince Henry : the explorer who made a science of discovery (1394-1460) -- Robert Clive : the rogue who captured India for the British Empire (1725-1774) -- Meyer Amschel Rothschild : the godfather of global banking (1744-1812) -- Cyrus Field : the tycoon who wired the Atlantic (1819-1892) -- John D. Rockefeller : the titan who built the energy industry and also launched global philanthropy (1839-1937) -- Jean Monnet : the diplomat who reinvented Europe (1888-1979) -- Margaret Thatcher : the iron lady who revived free markets (1925-2013) -- Andrew Grove : the man behind the third industrial revolution (1936-present) -- Deng Xiaoping : the pragmatist who relaunched China (1904-1997) -- The best is yet to come.
Subject Globalization -- History.
International trade -- History.
International economic relations -- History.
International business enterprises -- History.
Industrialists -- Biography.
Civic leaders -- Biography.
Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Influence.
Henry, Infante of Portugal, 1394-1460 -- Influence.
Clive, Robert Clive, Baron, 1725-1774 -- Influence.
Rothschild, Meyer Amschel, 1744-1812 -- Influence.
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892 -- Influence.
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937 -- Influence.
Monnet, Jean, 1888-1979 -- Influence.
Thatcher, Margaret -- Influence.
Grove, Andrew S. -- Influence.
Deng, Xiaoping, 1904-1997 -- Influence.
ISBN 9780062409973 (hardcover) : $29.99
0062409972 (hardcover)

 
    
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