Why the West Rules--for Now

Why the West Rules--for Now

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Sometime around 1750, English entrepreneurs unleashed the astounding energies of steam and coal, and the world was forever changed. The emergence of factories, railroads, and gunboats propelled the West's rise to power in the nineteenth century, and the development of computers and nuclear weapons in the twentieth century secured its global supremacy. Now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, many worry that the emerging… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 12, 2010)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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