The Resource Empire : [the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power], Niall Ferguson, (electronic resource)

Empire : [the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power], Niall Ferguson, (electronic resource)

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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]
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Niall Ferguson
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Language
eng
Summary
The British Empire was the largest in all history: the nearest thing to global domination ever achieved. The world we know today is in large measure the product of Britain's age of empire. The global spread of capitalism, telecommunications, the English language, and the institutions of representative government-all these can be traced back to the extraordinary expansion of Britain's economy, population, and culture from the seventeenth century until the mid-twentieth. On a vast and vividly colored canvas, Empire shows how the British Empire acted as midwife to modernity. Displaying the originality and rigor that have made him the brightest light among British historians, Ferguson shows that far from being a subject for nostalgia, the story of the Empire is pregnant with lessons for the world today-in particular for the United States as it stands on the brink of a new kind of imperial power. A dazzling tour de force, Empire is a remarkable reappraisal of the prizes and pitfalls of global empire
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Ferguson, Niall
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909/.0971241
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other
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Read by Sean Barrett
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  • Barrett, Sean
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  • Great Britain
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Great Britain
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Imperialism
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adult
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Empire : [the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power], Niall Ferguson, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12063198
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 13 min.))
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  • electronic
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MWT12063198
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Label
Empire : [the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power], Niall Ferguson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12063198
Publication
Distribution
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12063198
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT12063198
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12063198
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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