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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World Paperback – 1 Sep 2008

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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (1 Sept. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141037318
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141037318
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 3.3 x 18 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 180 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,086,800 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"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." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Niall Ferguson is one of Britain's most renowned historians. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He has written fourteen books, including The House of Rothschild, Empire, The War of the World, The Ascent of Money, The Great Degeneration and Kissinger, 1923-1968: The Idealist. His many prizes include the Benjamin Franklin Prize for Public Service (2010), the Hayek Prize for Lifetime Achievement (2012) and the Ludwig Erhard Prize for Economic Journalism (2013).


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