Results 1-10 of 66

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Benson Lai - Goodreads

An absolutely enjoyable read in what otherwise will be a rather staid subject for one reader in one of the Empire's ex-colonies that has much to thank for, in terms of its inherited institutions and ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Ietrio - Goodreads

I came across this volume because of an interview of Ayaan Hirsi Ali. A very interesting book. With a clear text and a wealth of information. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

A balanced view of the British Empire from its buccaneering beginnings as it preyed on Spanish merchant vessels to the post-war decline and rise of American hegemony. The book often asks whether or ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Keith Alverson - Goodreads

If you can get past the love of empire (following on Tennyson and Kipling) this is a great book. Nicely dumbed down and sexed up history book for the general public. "from the point of view of most ... Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Lesley Levine - Goodreads

I can't believe how much I learned from this book. A very interesting and accessible take on how and why the world is what it is today. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Lesley Levine - Goodreads

I can't believe how much I learned from this book. A very interesting and accessible take on how and why the world is what it is today. Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Jiri Kram - Goodreads

This book is mandatory for anyone interested in British history and history of British Empire This is simply the best of the best! Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Jiri Kram - Goodreads

This book is mandatory for anyone interested in British history and history of British Empire This is simply the best of the best! Read full review

Review: Empire: How Britain Made The Modern World

User Review  - Calley - Goodreads

Fascinating book that sheds light on a lot of historical points and aspects of the British empire that I'd never thought about - how the anti-slavery movement evolved into the missionary movement, how ... 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


User ratings

5 stars
70
4 stars
74
3 stars
43
2 stars
11
1 star
11

5 stars - 66
4 stars - 74
3 stars - 43
2 stars - 11
1 star - 11
Unrated - 19

User reviews - 0

Goodreads - 214
Kirkus - 1