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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Empire: the rise and demise of the British world order and the lessons for global power

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First published in England last year (with the shorter subtitle How Britain Made the Modern World), this is intended as a cautionary tale for the United States. In this sweeping narrative, British ... Read full review

Contents

Why Britain?
13
White Plague
62
The Mission
157
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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.