From Silk To Silicon: The Story Of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives
From Silk to Silicon tells the story of who these men and women were, what they did, how they did it, and how their achievements continue to shape our world today. They include:• Genghis Khan, who united east and west by conquest and by opening new trade routes built on groundbreaking transportation and management innovations.• Mayer Amschel Rothschild, who arose from oppression to establish the m...
Publisher: HighBridge Audio; Unabridged edition (March 1, 2016)
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“There are two common aphorisms about history. One is that “Those who do not study history are condemned to repeat it.” But Mark Twain cautions us that history does not repeat, but it does rhyme. One of the benefits of reading From Silk to Silicon: T...”
st powerful bank the world has seen.• Cyrus Field, who became the father of global communications by leading the effort to build the transatlantic telegraph, the forerunner to global radio, TV, and the worldwide Internet.• Margaret Thatcher, whose controversial policies opened the gusher of substantially free markets that linked economies across borders.• Andy Grove, a Hungarian refugee from the Nazis who built the company-Intel-that figured out how to manufacture complex computer chips on a mass, commercial scale.Through these stories Jeffrey E. Garten finds the common links between these figures and probes critical questions. From Silk to Silicon is an essential book to understanding the past-and the future-of the most powerful force of our times.