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Conquests and cultures : an international history

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1998.
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This book is the culmination of 15 years of research and travels that have taken the author completely around the world twice, as well as on other travels in the Mediterranean, the Baltic and around the Pacific rim. Its purpose has been to try to understand the role of cultural differences within nations and between nations, today and over centuries of history, in shaping the economic and social fates of peoples and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
Conquests and cultures.
New York : Basic Books, ©1998
(OCoLC)605424731
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 0465013996 9780465013999 0465014003 9780465014002 9781441751928 1441751920
OCLC Number: 38130578
Description: xvi, 493 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Conquests and Cultures Ch. 2. The British Ch. 3. The Africans Ch. 4. The Slavs Ch. 5. Western Hemisphere Indians Ch. 6. An Overview.
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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Focusing on four major cultural areas, this book attempts to understand the role of cultural differences within nations and between nations in shaping the economic and social fates of peoples and of  Read more...

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