Global history in the age of crisis: metanarratives of material progress and the rise of Asia

Published: May 27, 2013
Global History Economic crisis Meta-narratives
Sakis Gekas
Metanarratives of material progress have been around at least since the time of Smith, Marx and Weber. This article reviews some works in global (economic) history and the history of financial crises and discusses the relationship between the rise of global history and the rise of Asia.
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Sakis Gekas, York University

Department of History, Assistant Professor

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