Title:Why the West Rules For Now - The Patterns of History and What They Reveal About the Future
Why does the West rule? And with the rise of China and India, how long will its power last? In this critically-acclaimed bestseller, historian and archaeologist Morris provides provocative answers. He explains that only by exploring the whole of human civilization can we see why development differed in the East and West. And only when we know this story - told here with unique flair and authority - can we predict the impact of the astonishing changes that face us. A gripping and truly original history of the world, based on the latest research across disciplines from ancient history to neuroscience... Perhaps the smartest and sanest guide to the 21st century so far....
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