Through this book the author takes us through the life of ten personalities that he thinks are significant in the story of globalization. They are Genghis Khan, Prince Henry, Robert Clive, Cyrus Field, Mayer Rothschild, John D. Rockefeller, Margaret Thatcher, Jean Monnet, Xiaoping Deng and Andrew Grove. The book is filled with information about these characters and the world at that time. I had read about some of these characters but I was not aware of Cyrus Field, Mayer Rothschild, Jean Monnet or Xiaoping Deng. However the spirit in which the book is written i.e. globalization, in my opinion it was only Cyrus Field and Jean Monnet who were aware of the effect their work will have on the future world.

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