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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson
ISBN: 0465023282 9780465023288 0713996153 9780713996159 0465023290 9780465023295
OCLC Number: 491418814
Description: 1 vol. (XXVI-351 p.-[16] p. de pl.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cm.
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Responsibility: Niall Ferguson.

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"Fluently written, engaging...Empire is a model of how to do popular history."--The Economist "An entertaining, engaging romp through four centuries of British imperialism."--Los Angeles Times Read more...

 
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