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Great read for anyone examining the historiography of World History.Published 29 days ago by Karl Krotke
Fast shipment and properly packaged. Book is a bit older than what the seller described but it's a clean copy and the condition is acceptable. Read morePublished 19 months ago by dominic yang
The Great Divergence contains two arguments in one book: first, that at the end of the eighteenth century, parts of China and East Asia were economically as advanced as Britain and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by reader 451
But an enjoyable book. It features quite a bit of interesting facts about the existence of civilization. A better book than most.Published on August 28, 2013 by joshua
I'm sorry, but I only finished the first chapter.
Why? The text was frustratingly difficult to penetrate. It's one of the toughest texts that I have ever come across. Read more
Over the last decades the countries of East Asia have been under a process of fast economic development and China continues to rise as a world power. Read morePublished on October 22, 2011 by Rafael R.
This book is informative and detailed, to the point of being too exhaustive and thus not for the average reader. Read morePublished on September 6, 2011 by M. Leong
Pomeranz as so many other Marxist-revisionist "anti-Eurocentrist" historians of world-history fell to the typical blindness that does not see the cause of European superiority :... Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by Hubertus Fremerey
I was taught in high school that the Industrial Revolution came about in England through technological innovation, which led to a fundamental reordering of British society, with... Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by Listo