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: 41.85 MB
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But both approaches have misunderstood the shape of history. Ian Morris presents a startling new theory.

War What Is It Good For

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711038
Size: 43.20 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: 59.97 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.

Foragers Farmers And Fossil Fuels

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865514
Size: 25.87 MB
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Originating as the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, the book includes challenging responses by novelist Margaret Atwood, philosopher Christine Korsgaard, classicist Richard Seaford, and historian of China Jonathan Spence.

The Rule Of The Clan

Author: Mark S. Weiner
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466836385
Size: 50.22 MB
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A revealing look at the role kin-based societies have played throughout history and around the world A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of ...

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544643
Size: 22.80 MB
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How has this happened? This groundbreaking book continues Pinker's exploration of the esesnce of human nature, mixing psychology and history to provide a remarkable picture of an increasingly nonviolent world.

Cities

Author: John Reader
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802195733
Size: 62.80 MB
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In Cities, the acclaimed historian John Reader takes us on a journey of the city—from its earliest example in the Ancient Near East to today’s teeming centers of compressed existence, such as Mumbai and Tokyo.

Kindred

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