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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  - James - Goodreads

Dude Ferguson is really good at his job Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Michael Bond - Goodreads

I had seen reviews that this book was too apologist for the British Empire, but I didn't find it to be the case. True, the author does point out instances in which one could conclude that colonies ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Dennis Dennis - Goodreads

Pretty good, and a lot less celebratory of empire than I would have expected given Ferguson's general demeanour. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Sukanta Hazra - Goodreads

Excellent, excellent book on the British empire and how it affects us to this day. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Rahul Upadhyay - Goodreads

Interesting theories , slightly right of the centre but a change from the usual rose tinted glasses view about the Raj Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - James - Goodreads

"If you know your history, then you would know where you're coming from," and I am no longer an apologist for the Empire and, in fact, without meaning to sound jingoisitc, it makes you proud to be British. And it's not very often that you get to say that! 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  - Aparna - Goodreads

This is a book I've very much enjoyed reading as I travel through India. Away from the green and pleasant lands of England, it has been interesting to delve into the country's history. A controversial ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Talib Tirmizi - Goodreads

A very engaging history lesson, although I don't exactly agree with a lot of Ferguson's favouritism for the US. Read full review


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