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Empire : the rise and demise of the British World Order and the lessons for global power

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narrative history profiles the British Empire as a "cradle of modernity," tracing the expansion of Britain's economy, population, and culture during the last four centuries and continuing with discussions of such topics as economic globalization, the communications revolution, the racial component
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson
ISBN: 0465023290 9780465023295 0713996153 9780713996159
OCLC Number: 473937059
Description: 351 s
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"A splendid history.... If Americans want to be convinced of the benefits of empire, as well as apprised of its costs, they need merely pick up Ferguson's dazzling book."

 
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