His previous, also critically acclaimed book, THE CITY: A GLOBAL HISTORY, was published in 2006 by Random House/Modern Library. Mr. Kotkin is also the author of THE NEW GEOGRAPHY, How the Digital Revolution is Reshaping the American Landscape (Random House, 2000); and TRIBES: How Race, Religion and Identity Determine Success In the New Global Economy (Random House, 1993), which traces the connection between ethnicity and business success how in-group loyalties are becoming the driving force in the new global economy.
Forbes.com. In 2010 he won the Gene Burd Award for best urban reporting.
Mr. Kotkins visit to CMC is sponsored by the Rose Institute for State and Local Government and he will be speaking on the subject of Class in California.