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Empire Niall Ferguson

Empire By Niall Ferguson

Empire by Niall Ferguson

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Accompanying a Channel Four television series, this text shows on a vast canvas how the British Empire in the 19th century spearheaded real globalization with steampower, telegraphs, guns, engineers, missionaries and millions of settlers.

Empire Summary

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson

This hugely praised and bestselling book is Ferguson's most revolutionary and popular work. EMPIRE is a major reinterpretation of the British Empire as one of the world's greatest modernising forces. Highly praised: 'Marvellous' - Sunday Times 'Elegant and thoughtful' - Sunday Telegraph 'Excellent' - FT Weeekend

About Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. His books include The House of Rothschild, Empire, The War of the World, The Ascent of Money, The Great Degeneration and Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist. His many prizes include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013).

Table of Contents

Why Britain?; white plague; the mission; heaven's breed; maxim force; empire for sale.

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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson
Used - Very Good
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