A brief history of globalization

Past and present: A Silk Road-inspired installation outside the National Convention Centre in Beijing Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Peter Vanham

Deputy Head of Media, World Economic Forum Geneva


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Ancient silk roads Image: Flickr
Arabic calligraphy in Asilah medina, Morocco Image: Pierre-Yves Babelon/
Image: BLR
The Industrial Revolution in Britain propelled the first wave of globalization Image: Wikipedia

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