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Civilization: The West and the Rest

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Winner of the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize 2013 In 1412, Europe was a miserable backwater ravaged by plague, bad sanitation and incessant war, while the Orient was home to dazzling civilizations. Yet, somehow, the West came to dominate the Rest for most of the next half millennium. In this vital, brilliant book, Niall Ferguson reveals the six 'killer applications' that the Rest lacked: competition, science, property rights, medicine, consumerism and the work ethic. And he asks: do we still have these ...

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0141987936

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9780141987934

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2018, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141987934

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2012, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780143122067

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Penguin Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781594203053

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9781846142734

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781400114993

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9781846144561

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781400164998

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Civilization: The West and the Rest
2011, Findaway World

ISBN-13: 9781616571290

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