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Podcast: Harold James on Globalization: New Concept Old Reality

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427 Harold James on Globalization: New Concept Old Reality

November 30, 2016

Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, New York, in the early 20th century.

Globalization is a recent term, but the internationalization of markets, people, ideas, and cultures is nothing new. In this podcast, IMF historian Harold James, talks about how the past might help guide us into the future. James is Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University, and author of New Concept Old Reality published in the December 2016 edition of Finance and Development magazine.

Harold James, Professor of History and International Affairs at Princeton University and IMF Historian

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