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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
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Morris
ISBN: 9781846682087 1846682088
OCLC Number: 816506763
Notes: Originally published: 2010
Awards: Winner of PEN Center USA Awards: Research Nonfiction Category 2011.
Description: xiii, 750 s. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Ian Morris

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This is a great work of synthesis and argument, drawing together an awesome range of materials and authorities to bring us a fresh, sharp reading of East-West relationships. As China rises and the Read more...

 
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