Civilization: The West and the Rest download free [PDF and Ebook] by Niall Ferguson

Civilization: The West and the Rest download free [PDF and Ebook] by Niall Ferguson year 2015
  • Book name: Civilization: The West and the Rest
  • Author: Niall Ferguson
  • Release date: 2015/2/22
  • Publisher: PENGUIN PUTNAM INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780143122067
  • Rating: 7.6 of 10
  • Votes: 759
  • Review by: Olive Kraft
  • Review rating: 8.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/24
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower Western civilization's rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries. How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed? Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that beginning in the fifteenth century, the West developed six powerful new concepts, or 'killer applications'-competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine, consumerism, and the work ethic-that the Rest lacked, allowing it to surge past all other competitors. Yet now, Ferguson shows how the Rest have downloaded the killer apps the West once monopolized, while the West has literally lost faith in itself. Chronicling the rise and fall of empires alongside clashes (and fusions) of civilizations, Civilization: The West and the Rest recasts world history with force and wit. Boldly argued and teeming with memorable characters, this is Ferguson at his very best.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H23M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of The Americas, Geographical Discovery & Exploration, General & World History, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • Available formats: TXT, HTML, PDF, RTF, WORD, PRC, EPUB, DOC. Compressed in RAR, EML, TAR, ZIP, TBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 137x211x25mm
  • Weight: 386g
  • Printed by: Penguin USA
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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