Fact-filled, persuasive, bold but, perhaps, a little insincere
Advantages: Accessible with fascinating theories backed up by facts and historical analysis
Disadvantages: At 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 16 ...
emforster 19.09.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Civilization: The West and the Rest - Ferguson, Niall