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Empire

The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

Empire( )
Author: Ferguson, Niall
ISBN:978-0-465-02329-5
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.95
Book Description:

A splendid history.... If Americans want to be convinced of the benefits of empire, as well as apprised of its costs, they need merely pick up Ferguson's dazzling book.-Weekly Standard

Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Imperialism
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Political Science / International Relations / General
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 23.495 x 2.858 cm
Book Weight:0.427 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ferguson, Niall (Author)
Niall Ferguson was born April 18, 1964, in Glasgow. He is a Scottish historian. He specializes in financial and economic history as well as the history of empire. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

His books include Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation 1897-1927 (1993), Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals (1997), The Pity of War: Explaining World War One (1998), The World's Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild (1998), The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000 (2001), Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (2003), Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004), The War of the World: Twentieth-Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006) and The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008), Civilization: The West and the Rest (2011) , The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die, and The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.

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