Why The West Rules For Now

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429977043
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The book brings together the latest findings across disciplines—from ancient history to neuroscience—not only to explain why the West came to rule the world but also to predict what the future will bring in the next hundred years.

Why The West Rules For Now

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847652948
Size: 39.15 MB
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But both approaches have misunderstood the shape of history. Ian Morris presents a startling new theory.

Foragers Farmers And Fossil Fuels

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865514
Size: 48.26 MB
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Originating as the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, the book includes challenging responses by classicist Richard Seaford, historian of China Jonathan Spence, philosopher Christine Korsgaard, and novelist Margaret Atwood.

War What Is It Good For

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711038
Size: 68.55 MB
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What Is It Good For?, the renowned historian and archaeologist Ian Morris tells the gruesome, gripping story of fifteen thousand years of war, going beyond the battles and brutality to reveal what war has really done to and for the world.

The Measure Of Civilization

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400844762
Size: 75.48 MB
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The Measure of Civilization presents a brand-new way of investigating these questions and provides new tools for assessing the long-term growth of societies.

Cloud Atlas

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780307483041
Size: 65.83 MB
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In this groundbreaking novel, an influential favorite among a new generation of writers, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity.

Kindred

Author: Octavia E. Butler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 147221482X
Size: 61.46 MB
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Kindred is Hugo and Nebula Award winner Octavia E. Butler's 1979 masterpiece.

The Significance Of The Frontier In American History

Author: Frederick Jackson Turner
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014196331X
Size: 43.28 MB
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This hugely influential work marked a turning point in US history and culture, arguing that the nation’s expansion into the Great West was directly linked to its unique spirit: a rugged individualism forged at the juncture between ...

1177 B C

Author: Eric H. Cline
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874491
Size: 45.41 MB
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In this major new account of the causes of this "First Dark Ages," Eric Cline tells the gripping story of how the end was brought about by multiple interconnected failures, ranging from invasion and revolt to earthquakes, drought, and the ...