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do you like reading dictonaries? or perhaps perusing phone books? how about being read aloud a chronological listing of obscure names and dates? THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU!!! Read morePublished 13 months ago by callie richards
This short work is simultaneously breathtaking in its reach and simple in its execution. Herein, Professor Pagden gives a conceptual history of western empires: from Hellenistic... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
Anyone looking for a broader history of people and empire should look elsewhere. This reads more like an historical essay (without a lot of the traditional names, dates, places)... Read morePublished on May 31, 2011 by J. Smallridge
after reading Pagden's "Lords of All the World" this book sounded like a good idea. but after reading this book, it seems strange that the same person could have written them both. Read morePublished on October 22, 2010 by TAB
I just finished Pagden's little gem. Tired of the neo-con's oversimplification and the post-modern's blather? Treat yourself to an 180 page antidote. Read morePublished on July 8, 2008 by Edgar Mcgarvey
Pagden is a professor at UCLA, and this is a sort book from the Modern Library Chronicles series, meant for the general reader or undergraduate class. Read morePublished on December 2, 2005 by johnnie b. baker
Anthropologists seem to have debated and for now settled that the human race originated somewhere in the interiors of Africa and over the next few millions of years trekked their... Read morePublished on November 21, 2004 by DesertFox
For such a difficult subject, Pagden does a good job of creating a readable book detailing the rise and fall of European Empires. Read morePublished on August 14, 2004 by Kevin M Quigg