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“The author boldly takes on 600 years of world events… so that the history lesson remains fresh and compelling… A richly informed, accessible history lesson.”— KIRKUS (starred)
Why has western civilization taken over the world? Because it works.
Today it seems we live in a time of cultural relativism where all cultures are equally worthy and... Read more
The book is interesting and a thought-provoking exploration of the rise of "west" and how it dominated world affairs for five centuries. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sisyphus Smith
Lots of facts and figures. It goes by quickly but sometimes very tangential and obscure. This is not for the passive listeners. The narrator does lots of animated voices.Published 2 months ago by drlamarca
This is a book everyone can read, enjoy and learn from. You don't need a Ph.D. to find it readable and if you do have a Ph.D. you can still learn much from Ferguson's insights. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Harry Gleason
Thank God for bright people thinking outside the box, avoiding political correctness, and backing up his hypotheses.Published 2 months ago by Edgar F. Prasthofer