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

User Review  - Stuart - Goodreads

An excellent overview and analysis of the history of the British Empire, with application to certain other global power trajectories. Well written and augmented with maps, charts and plenty of pictures. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Riku Sayuj - Goodreads

I so wanted to launch into an outraged invective against the temerity of the author - but find myself in reluctant agreement with most of the arguments. Let me read and research the period even more ... Read full review

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

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Neo-conservative view on British imperialism. Well written and researched although I disagree with Ferguson on a multitude of points. Just finished reading it again for my comp examps, still entertaining.... Read full review

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

User Review  - John - Goodreads

A good read. There is a modern tendency to apply modern attitudes and morality to historical actions which I don't agree with, so I find Mr. Ferguson's defense of the British empire refreshing. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

This book is brilliant. I first learnt of the author, Professor Niall Ferguson, when I watched the series called 'The Ascent of Money' and then read the book that the series was based upon, so when I ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Palmyrah - Goodreads

Earlier this year, I read (and reviewed on this site) a nasty piece of work called The Decline and Fall of the British Empire by Piers Brendon. Like the present volume, it was a history of the British ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Thomas Gates - Goodreads

This book is obviously pretty revisionist history and very pro-Empire in a way that is sort of unsettling to modern / American ears. Still, it's a really interesting piece of history and does provide ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Harpal - Goodreads

This book is very similar stylistically and even structurally to "The Ascent of Money." Ferguson again is masterful at interweaving anecdotes with more meaningful generalizations about the British ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

Niall Ferguson's Empire is the powerful, and much talked about work on the rise and fall of the British Empire. From the introduction of the book and Ferguson's apparently glowing description of the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Niall Ferguson is a fine historian, a very good writer and truly insightful. This book is a good accessible exploration of how the British might have got empire right and the Americans wrong. Worth ... Read full review


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