Sakis Gekas, Global history in the age of crisis: metanarratives of material progress and the rise of Asia, Historein, 13|2013, 8-17

Metanarratives of material progress have been around at least since the time of Smith, Marx and Weber. This article reviews some works in global (economic) history and the history of financial crises and discusses the relationship between the rise of global history and the rise of Asia.

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