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Globalization? It’s As Old As History Itself

Globalization? It’s As Old As History Itself

It is frequently assumed that globalization is a late 20th century phenomenon. On the contrary, writes the leading historian Hywel Williams, it is merely the latest evolution of an ancient theme. The world has been connected since the days of Confucius and the pre-Socratic philosophers.

The Ideas Column - William Cobbett

Within the next few decades the majority of the world’s population will be housed in cities of all sizes. The urbanization of the human species is rapidly nearing completion, with the focus now on Africa and Asia.

“I never duplicate, I always create”

Alain Ducasse is one of the world’s most celebrated chefs. The first to have three triple Michelin-starred restaurants in three different countries, he is also one of only two chefs to have acquired 21 Michelin stars during his career.

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