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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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Incorporated. by Western civilization's rise to
global dominance method is the single most
important withhistorical phenomenon of the past
five centuries. All over the world more and more
people study at Western-style universities. work
for Western-style companies. vote for
Western-style governments. take Western medicines.
wear Western clothes. and play Western sports. Yet
six hundred years ago the petty kingdoms of
Western Europe seemed like miserable backwaters.
ravaged by incessant war and pestilence. It was
Ming China or Ottoman Turkey that had the look of
world civilizations. How did the West overtake its
Eastern rivals And has the zenith of Western power
now passed In Civilization: The West and the Rest.
acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that.
beginning in the fifteenth cen...

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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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