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The Resource Empire : the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power, Niall Ferguson

Empire : the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power, Niall Ferguson

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Empire : the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power
Title
Empire
Title remainder
the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power
Statement of responsibility
Niall Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book Niall Ferguson argues that the British Empire should be regarded not merely as vanished Victoriana but as the very cradle of modernity. Nearly all the key features of the twenty-first-century world can be traced back to the extraordinary expansion of Britain's economy, population, and culture from the seventeenth century until the mid-twentieth--economic globalization, the communications revolution, the racial make-up of North America, the notion of humanitarianism, the nature of democracy. Ferguson shows that far from being a subject for nostalgia, the story of the Empire contains
Summary
Discusses how the expansion of the British Empire shaped the world and what can be learned from this once global empire
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
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158602
Cataloging source
FHC
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Ferguson, Niall
Dewey number
909.0971241
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Great Britain
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Imperialism
  • British colonies
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Imperialism
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power
Label
Empire : the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power, Niall Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm55125790
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. pbk. ed.
Extent
xxvi, 351 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780465023295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55125790
Label
Empire : the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power, Niall Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm55125790
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. pbk. ed.
Extent
xxvi, 351 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780465023295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55125790

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