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Author Morris, Ian, 1960-

Title Why the West rules--for now : the patterns of history, and what they reveal about the future / Ian Morris

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  CB251 .M68 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  CB251 .M68 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  CB251 .M68 2010    DUE 01-02-15
Descript xiii, 750 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Archaeologist and historian Ian Morris explains that Western dominance is largely the result of the effects of geography on the everyday efforts of ordinary people as they deal with crises of resources, disease, migration, and climate. As geography and human ingenuity continue to interact, however, the world over the next hundred years will subsequently change, transforming Western rule in the process
LC subject Civilization, Western
Civilization, Modern
Comparative civilization
East and West
ISBN 9780374290023 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374290024 (hardcover : alk. paper)