Why The West Rules For Now

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847652948
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But both approaches have misunderstood the shape of history. Ian Morris presents a startling new theory.

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.

The Measure Of Civilization

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400844762
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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
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Originating as the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, the book includes challenging responses by classicist Richard Seaford, historian of China Jonathan Spence, philosopher Christine Korsgaard, and novelist Margaret Atwood.

A History Of The Future

Author: Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107148731
Size: 18.53 MB
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A wide-ranging survey of predictions about the future development and impact of science and technology through the twentieth century.

Anthem Reissue

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 0979660785
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" ANTHEM presents not merely a frightening projection of existing trends, but, more importantly, a positive answer to those trends and a weapon against them, a key to the world's moral crisis and to a new morality of individualism -- a ...

The Dynamics Of Ancient Empires

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199707614
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This volume is designed to address these deficits and encourage dialogue across disciplinary boundaries by examining the fundamental features of the successive and partly overlapping imperial states that dominated much of the Near East and ...

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0143122010
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Presents a controversial history of violence which argues that today's world is the most peaceful time in human existence, drawing on psychological insights into intrinsic values that are causing people to condemn violence as an acceptable ...

War

Author: Ian Morris
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ISBN: 9781846684173
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In War: What Is It Good For? Morris brilliantly dissects humanity's history of warfare to draw startling conclusions about our future.