Empire: how Britain made the modern world, Volume 2003, Part 2

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Allen Lane, 2003 - History - 392 pages
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Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

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A balanced view of the British Empire from its buccaneering beginnings as it preyed on Spanish merchant vessels to the post-war decline and rise of American hegemony. The book often asks whether or ... Read full review

Review: Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

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Contents

Why Britain?
13
White Plague
62
The Mission
157
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Niall Ferguson was born April 18, 1964, in Glasgow. He is a Scottish historian. He specializes in financial and economic history as well as the history of empire. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. His latest book is The Ascent of Money.