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The West and the Rest

Civilization( )
Author: Ferguson, Niall
Read by: Ferguson, Niall
Series title:Playaway Adult Nonfiction Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 2011
Publisher:Findaway World, LLC
Book Format:Mixed media product
List Price:USD $64.99
Book Description:

From one of our most renowned historians, Civilization: The West and the Rest is the definitive history of Western civilization's rise to global dominance---and the "killer applications" that made this improbable ascent possible.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
History / Modern / General
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 7.3 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.39 Pounds
Author Biography
Ferguson, Niall (Author)
Niall Ferguson was born April 18, 1964, in Glasgow. He is a Scottish historian. He specializes in financial and economic history as well as the history of empire. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

His books include Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation 1897-1927 (1993), Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals (1997), The Pity of War: Explaining World War One (1998), The World's Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild (1998), The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000 (2001), Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (2003), Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004), The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006) and The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008), Civilization: The West and the Rest (2011) , The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die, and The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.


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