ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Globalisation and Culture

Adam Hochschild A CURIOUS personal experience made me realise for the first time what a powerful force globalisation is. As an American journalist, I was working in 1991 in what was then still the Soviet Union. I spent several days in a town called Omsukchan, in the far north-east corner of Siberia, This was only a few months after the Soviets had removed the last rules restricting where foreigners could travel, and when I got off the airplane at Omsukchan, people told me that I was the first foreign journalist who had ever been there.

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