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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, 2010.
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Combining the textual historian's focus on context, the anthropological archaeologist's awareness of the deep past, and the social scientist's comparative methods to make sense of the past, present  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Morris
ISBN: 9781846681479 1846681472
OCLC Number: 849045013
Awards: Winner of PEN Center USA Awards: Research Nonfiction Category 2011.
Description: xiii, 750 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ian Morris.

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'A writer of such breathtaking vision and scope as to make him fit to be ranked alongside the likes of Jared Diamond and David Landes' - Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Read more...

 
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