Articles by: Barry K Gills

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Informit: Globalization, Capitalism and the Market: Beyond Ahistorical and Flat-earth Arguments

The historical presence of a globalized market even before the establishment of modern capitalism, as in the case of the ancient Silk Route between Europe and China, is discussed. The relationship between global trade, capitalism and economic development through history is analyzed, also highlighted its key role in social relations.