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The Resource Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future, Ian Morris

Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future, Ian Morris

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Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future
Title
Why the West rules-- for now
Title remainder
the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future
Statement of responsibility
Ian Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An archaeologist and historian offers his view on why the West has dominated the globe for the past two hundred years and whether or not its power will last, examining the past fifty thousand years of human history and predicting what the next one hundred years will bring
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
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368514
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Morris, Ian
Dewey number
909/.09821
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB251
LC item number
.M68 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Comparative civilization
  • East and West
Target audience
adult
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the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future
Label
Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future, Ian Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [663]-723] and index
Contents
Before East and West -- The West takes the lead -- Taking the measure of the past -- The East catches up -- Neck and neck -- Decline and fall -- The Eastern age -- Going global -- The West catches up -- The Western age -- Why the West rules ... -- ... For now
Control code
2010005702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 750 p.
Isbn
9780374290023
Lccn
2010005702
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Why the West rules-- for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future, Ian Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [663]-723] and index
Contents
Before East and West -- The West takes the lead -- Taking the measure of the past -- The East catches up -- Neck and neck -- Decline and fall -- The Eastern age -- Going global -- The West catches up -- The Western age -- Why the West rules ... -- ... For now
Control code
2010005702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 750 p.
Isbn
9780374290023
Lccn
2010005702
Other physical details
ill., maps

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