Synopses & Reviews
Most world histories of the post-1945 era place the Cold War and the rise of American power at the center of the story. In this impressive new work, Iriye and his collaborators focus on the deeper trends that have unsettled and reshaped the contemporary world system...In Iriye's inspiring historical vision, trans-nationalism has helped usher in a more stable and peaceful world. G. John Ikenberry
Indispensible for anyone interested in the modern world. Foreign Affairs
Global Interdependence provides a new account of world history from the end of WWII to the present, an era when transnational communities challenged the long domination of the nation-state. Leading scholars elucidate the political, economic, cultural, and environmental forces that have shaped the planet in the past sixty years.
About the Author
Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.Jürgen Osterhammel is Professor of Modern History at the University of Konstanz.Wilfried Loth is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Duisberg-Essen.J. R. McNeill is University Professor, Department of History and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.Peter Engelke is a Senior Fellow at the Strategic Foresight Initiative at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC.Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.