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Conclusions

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272099
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602184 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272093.003.0011
 Conclusions

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One of the most important themes in history is globalisation, which has connected a world once separated by geography, culture, language, and politics. Globalisation accelerated rapidly from the 19th century. Business enterprises were the principal orchestrators of trade, capital, and knowledge flows, while governments provided the legal and administrative framework.

Keywords: globalisation; multinationals; governments; global economy

Chapter.  5643 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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