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Contrary to the anti-Ferguson prejudice with which I began this book, 'Civilization: The West and the Rest' is, for a relative ignoramus like myself, a highly enlightening historical analysis of Western civilization's dominance over the world since the 16th century - and its present stumbles. ... Read review
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Fact-filled, persuasive, bold but, perhaps, a little insincere

AdvantagesAccessible with fascinating theories backed up by facts and historical analysis

DisadvantagesAt times, a hasty analysis and very concerned with defending imperialism

"Contrary to the anti-Ferguson prejudice with which I began this book, 'Civilization: The West and the Rest' is, for a relative ignoramus like myself, a highly enlightening historical analysis of Western civilization's dominance over the world since the 16th century - and its present stumbles. Ferguson's cockiness has drawn him dismissive publicity but his belief in history as the chaotic workings from which we must try and calculate the best future ..." Read review
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ISBN 1846144566
EAN 9781846144561
Genre Economics
Title Civilization: The West and the Rest
Author Ferguson, Niall
Release Date 03.03.2011
Publisher Allen Lane

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