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The Resource Civilization : the West and the rest, Niall Ferguson

Civilization : the West and the rest, Niall Ferguson

Label
Civilization : the West and the rest
Title
Civilization
Title remainder
the West and the rest
Statement of responsibility
Niall Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of Western civilization's rise to global dominance offers insight into the development of such concepts as competition, modern medicine, and the work ethic, arguing that Western dominance is being lost to cultures who are more productively utilizing Western techniques
Summary
A history of Western civilization's rise to global dominance offers insight into the development of such concepts as competition, modern medicine, and the work ethic, arguing that Western dominance is being lost to cultures who are more productively utilizing Western techniques
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10015919
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Niall
Dewey number
909/.09821
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.F37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • World politics
  • International relations
  • Hegemony
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the West and the rest
Label
Civilization : the West and the rest, Niall Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rassela's question -- Competition -- Two rivers -- The eunuch and the unicorn -- The spice race -- The mediocre kingdom -- Science -- The siege -- Micrographia -- Osman and Fritz -- Tanzimat tours -- From Istanbul to Jerusalem -- Property -- New worlds -- Land of the free -- American revolutions -- The fate of the Gullahs -- Medicine -- Burke's prophecy -- The Jiggernaut of war -- Médecins sans frontières -- The skulls of Shark Island -- Black shame -- Consumption -- The birth of the consumer society -- Turning western -- Ragtime to riches -- The jeans genie -- Pyjamas and scarves -- Work -- Work ethic and work ethic -- Get your kicks -- The Chinese Jerusalem -- Lands of unbelief -- The end of days? -- Conclusion : the rivals
Control code
19351253
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxx, 402 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594203053
Lccn
2011023390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn707969111
  • (OCoLC)707969111
Label
Civilization : the West and the rest, Niall Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rassela's question -- Competition -- Two rivers -- The eunuch and the unicorn -- The spice race -- The mediocre kingdom -- Science -- The siege -- Micrographia -- Osman and Fritz -- Tanzimat tours -- From Istanbul to Jerusalem -- Property -- New worlds -- Land of the free -- American revolutions -- The fate of the Gullahs -- Medicine -- Burke's prophecy -- The Jiggernaut of war -- Médecins sans frontières -- The skulls of Shark Island -- Black shame -- Consumption -- The birth of the consumer society -- Turning western -- Ragtime to riches -- The jeans genie -- Pyjamas and scarves -- Work -- Work ethic and work ethic -- Get your kicks -- The Chinese Jerusalem -- Lands of unbelief -- The end of days? -- Conclusion : the rivals
Control code
19351253
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxx, 402 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594203053
Lccn
2011023390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn707969111
  • (OCoLC)707969111

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