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Empire. How Britain Made the Modern World. (Penguin Celebrations) Paperback – 6 Sep 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; Reissued edition (6 Sept. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141035269
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141035260
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.8 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 158,829 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 Herzog Professor of Financial History at the Stern School of Business, New York University, Visiting Profesor of History, Oxford University, and Senior Research Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford. He is the author of Paper and Iron, The House of Rothschild (two volumes), The Pity of War and The Cash Nexus, all published by Penguin. He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and three children.


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