Power & greed: a short history of the world

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Constable, 2002 - History - 258 pages
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"This view of world history challenges historical orthodoxy and shows why we have failed to benefit from the lessons of history. Accessible to both historians and general readers, it gives an insight into today's headlines and points the way to a more civilized future."--Jacket.

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POWER & GREED: A Short History of the World

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Powerful people have done—and will probably always do—bad things to accumulate more power and riches and opportunities for sex: that's the not-very-startling thesis of this bite-sized history of the ... Read full review

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Moses c 14th13th century bc
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Solon c 630560 bc
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Plato c 428347 bc
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