The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022616019X
Size: 31.18 MB
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, "a ground for wiser action."

The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: Acls History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597404471
Size: 68.38 MB
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, a ground for wiser action.

The Global Condition

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691025599
Size: 10.87 MB
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. . . There is more insight in this volume than in others of double or triple the length.

Renaissance Diplomacy

Author: Garrett Mattingly
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1616402679
Size: 78.22 MB
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Famed historian's definitive history of the origins of diplomacy, tracing the diplomat's role as it emerged in the Italian city-states and spread northward in the 16th and 17th centuries.

War In European History

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199546193
Size: 64.69 MB
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An updated edition of Michael Howard's classic history of war in European history, from medieval times to the 21st century, showing how the changing face of war has shaped the wider course of the continent's history over the last millennium ...

Keeping Together In Time

Author: William Hardy MCNEILL
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674040872
Size: 25.92 MB
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" DD--Robert N. Bellah, Commonweal "The title of this fascinating essay contains a pun that sums up its thesis" keeping together in time, or coordinated rhythmic movement and the shared feelings it evokes, has kept human groups together ...

Venice

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226561542
Size: 73.92 MB
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Concentrating on Venice as the hinge of European history in the late medieval and early modern period, McNeill explores the technological, economic, and political bases of Venetian power and wealth, and the city’s unique status at the ...

Complex Deterrence

Author: T. V. Paul
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226650049
Size: 49.90 MB
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This comprehensive book offers an agenda for the contemporary practice of deterrence—especially as it applies to nuclear weapons—in an increasingly heterogeneous global and political setting.