Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts for the rise of the state, the creation of the first global system, and the dominance of the West? The conventional answer asserts that superior technology, tactics, and institutions forged by Darwinian military competition gave Europeans a decisive advantage in war over other ci How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts for the rise of th...

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Title:Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order
Author:J.C. Sharman
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Genres:History
ISBN:Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:216 pages pages

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    Interesting thesis that Europeans were far weaker internationally from 1500-1800 than western history gives them credit for. But the book is way to academic and detailed for me. ...
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  • Nikolaj Andersen
    Mar 10, 2019
    This was a great and enlightening read! Sharman argues that the conventional thinking about European history since 1500 (and per extension, global history), relying on the so-called "Military Revolution thesis" is fundamentally flawed and has left historians and social scientists wi...
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