Walter LaFeber, Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism (New York: W.W. Norton, 1999). Answer ONLY ONE of the following questions: Compare and contrast the capitalist techniques of John D. Rockefeller in the 19th century with the capitalist techniques of Ted Turner in the 20th century. Do you believe that Turner was a modern-day Robber Baron? Why or why not? Focusing on the Nike Corporation, explain the concept of cultural imperialism. What roles did Phil Knight and Michael Jordan play in the global spread of capitalism during the 1990s, and what do you think is the broader importance of this process in the modern era? Directions: Your essay must be a minimum of 900 words in length, double-spaced, using standard 12-point font and 1-inch margins. Please turn in your assignment as a Microsoft Word document (not PDF). You MUST cite your sources using either footnotes or in-text citations. Failure to cite sources constitutes plagiarism and may be grounds for disciplinary action. Be sure that your essay includes a thesis statement in the introductory paragraph, and that you answer every part of the question. Internet sources are not allowed. This essay is due through Blackboard Turn-it-In at 11:59 PM on Tuesday, December 1st.
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