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Why The West Rules - For Now: The Patterns of History and what they reveal about the Future

Why The West Rules - For Now

The Patterns of History and what they reveal about the Future

Profile Books (2010)
US$15.98

Why did British boats shoot their way up the Yangzi in 1842, rather than Chinese ones up the Thames?...

Effective School Management
SAGE Publications (2004)
US$42.00

This popular book has been thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition , targeting the contents...

The Measure of Civilization

How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations

Princeton University Press (2013)

A groundbreaking look at Western and Eastern social development from the end of the ice age to today...

Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve

Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels

How Human Values Evolve

Ian Morris, Stephen Macedo and 5 more...
Princeton University Press (2015)
US$18.15

The best-selling author of Why the West Rules—for Now examines the evolution and future of human...

The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

The Dynamics of Ancient Empires

State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

Oxford University Press (2009)
US$36.89

The Dynamics of Ancient Empires is designed to address the deficit in the comparative study of...

War: What is it good for?: The role of conflict in civilisation, from primates to robots

War: What is it good for?

The role of conflict in civilisation, from primates to robots

Profile Books (2014)
US$14.65

War is one of the greatest human evils. It has ruined livelihoods, provoked unspeakable atrocities...

War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots

War! What Is It Good For?

Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2014)
US$15.40

A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society—for the better "War!...

Playfulness and Dementia: A Practice Guide

Playfulness and Dementia

A Practice Guide

Robin Lang, John Killick and 4 more...
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2012)
US$27.95

John Killick explores the nature of playfulness and the many ways in which it can enrich the lives...

Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity
Cambridge University Press (1992)
US$42.00

Shows how the excavated remains of burials are a major source of evidence for social historians of...

Why the West Rules--for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future

Why the West Rules--for Now

The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010)
US$18.20

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 Sometime around 1750, English entrepreneurs unleashed the...