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Why the West rules for now : the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why does the West rule? This title answers this provocative question, drawing on 15,000 years of history and archaeology, and the methods of social science.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Morris
ISBN: 9781846682087 1846682088
OCLC Number: 756386281
Awards: Winner of PEN Center USA Awards: Research Nonfiction Category 2011.
Winner of PEN USA Literary Awards 2011 (UK)
Description: XIII, 750 S. : Ill., Kt. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Ian Morris.

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A provocative and extraordinary contribution to wide-screen comparative history... a true banquet of ideas -- Boyd Tonkin Independent An important book - one that challenges, stimulates and Read more...

 
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