About the Author
Manfred B. Steger is Professor of Global Studies and Academic Director of the Globalism Institute at RMIT University. Steger has acted as a consultant on globalization for the U.S. State Department.
interesting book had to read it for a sociology class, short book easy to read, very interesting if you are curious about the worldPublished 12 months ago by missting
Unlike many history books, this short book seeks to debunk the myths surrounding the eurocentric viewpoint that the "west is best," and the reasoning that the western world... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Sean A Petersen
Good summary, but ultimately pretty limited in its scope. It is also not an unbiased review - it definitely takes a position.Published 20 months ago by John Seale
Information is not accurate, written from a negative and biased perspective. Was hoping to have a neutral perspective but very disappointed. Would not recommend this book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Jared A. Watson
This book makes poor arguments, or none at all. The author spouts out numbers that aren't related to each other, doesn't state his points, and writes a lot of nonsense.Published on May 10, 2013 by B. Rowberry
Wow was this hard to follow. I used it for my sociology class and boy oh boy did I fill it up with sticky notes by the end of the book. Read morePublished on April 23, 2013 by Ruth Torres