Arts & Culture

The Shock of the Global: The 1970s in Perspective

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<h4>Belknap Press, March 2010</h4><h5>By Niall Ferguson, Charles Maier, Erez Manela, and Daniel J. Sargent</h5>

Disco, drugs, and decadence? Not that 1970s. This book, by Harvard mainstays Niall Ferguson, Charles Maier, and Erez Manela, focuses on the decade that introduced the world to the phenomenon of “globalization,” as networks of interdependence bound peoples and societies in new and original ways.