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Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

only a few non-fiction writers can put out four full books on varying topics that are all brilliant? Ferguson--at his best--is hypnotic; at his worst (his economic books?), he seems to just be ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Andy Wilkins - Goodreads

I finished this book a while ago so it's not amazingly fresh in my mind but I'll give this review my best shot. I really enjoyed reading this book and I feel it has given me an excellent education ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Abraham Gustavson - Goodreads

This is a fast-paced survey on Great Britain and the Empire. Niall Ferguson packs this book with sharp wit and a keen eye for a good primary source. From the Empire's humble origins of pirates and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Domenico Composto-Hart - Goodreads

Great book giving an interesting overview of British imperial history and the lessons to be learned for modern empires such as the United States. Read full review

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

User Review  - Ric - Goodreads

Greatest lines in the book: most of the Declaration is a rather tedious and overstated list of wrongs supposedly inflicted on the colonists by the King...But Jefferson's preamble ensured that the ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - John - Goodreads

An epic historical work that does not get bogged down in details, footnotes, obscure illusions and high-handed scholarly drivel. Ferguson writes for everyman and spins a compelling story with nice ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

Let's get something straight from the start: this is one of the best books I have ever read. In a tie-in to a TV series (not that you need to know this to enjoy the book), Ferguson squares up to the ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Mary Ronan Drew - Goodreads

Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson. I thought it was brilliant. Here's what Library Journal had to say: First published in England ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Christopher - Goodreads

This was an absolutely wonderful read! Niall Ferguson, author of this book's sequel, "Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire," gives his readers a crash-course in British imperial history ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Meg - Goodreads

I really did enjoy this book (thank you David) for a multitude of reasons. The most important is, of course, that Britan is freaking awesome. This book touched on things I already knew and things that ... Read full review


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