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Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Russell Hayes - Goodreads

Empire is an interesting, easy to read popular history of the British Empire--the good, the bad, and the ugly. Ferguson has an excellent writing style that discusses the major themes of each era by ... 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: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Michael Hayes - Goodreads

A lively and interesting history of the British Empire from its rise in the 17th century to its dissolution in the middle of the 20th century. Ferguson asserts that the empire, which at its greatest ... 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  - Andrew Fish - Goodreads

Ferguson's books, like his television series are richly detailed, articulate and often run counter to the liberal consensus. This is what makes him a fascinating historian and a necessary counter to ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

An entertaining, easy-to-read history of the British Empire. It covers about 400 years rapidly and of course, selectively. There's plenty of criticism of colonial exploitation, but also a strong ... 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  - Mark - Goodreads

For as long as I can remember I have always been fascinated by the British Empire; this enormous edifice which towered over the world and 'bestrode' enormous amounts of the world's land-mass. Its ... Read full review


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