Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865840
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In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Philip Hoffman demonstrates that conventional explanations—such as geography, epidemic disease, and the Industrial Revolution—fail to provide answers.

Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780691139708
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La jaquette indique : "In vivid detail, Hoffman sheds light on the two millennia of economic, political, and historical changes that set European states on a distinctive path of development and military rivalry.

Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
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Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental ...

Guns Germs And Steel

Author: Jared M. Diamond
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393317558
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Dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns

The Ideas That Conquered The World

Author: Michael Mandelbaum
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1586482068
Size: 21.51 MB
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Takes a look ahead at the state of the world in the twenty-first century, arguing that peace among the superpowers, democracy, and free markets have no serious rivals as dominant ideas in the international arena.

Europe And The Islamic World

Author: John Victor Tolan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691147051
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This important book, which sets the scene for urgent contemporary issues, should be necessary reading for anyone seriously interested in global affairs.

India In The World Economy

Author: Tirthankar Roy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107009103
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This enthralling book offers a new approach to Indian economic history, placing trade and mercantile activity in the region within a global framework.

Rivers Of Blood Rivers Of Gold

Author: Mark Cocker
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802138019
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The tragic history of conflict between the Europeans and indigenous peoples spans the globe from Mexico to Australia to Africa to show the effects of the European colonial sweep.

The Great Divergence

Author: Kenneth Pomeranz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400823499
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The Great Divergence brings new insight to one of the classic questions of history: Why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe, despite surprising similarities between advanced areas of Europe and East Asia?