Why the West Rules---for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future (Compact Disc)

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Description


Deeply researched and brilliantly argued, Why the West Rules-for Now spans fifty thousand years of history and brings together the latest findings across disciplines not only to explain why the West came to rule the world but also to predict what the future will bring.

About the Author


Ian Morris is the Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and a professor of history at Stanford University. He has published a number of scholarly books, including The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World, The Dynamics of Ancient Empires, Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity, and Burial and Ancient Society. He has also directed excavations in Greece and Italy. Ian lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Antony Ferguson is a native of London, England. He is a classically trained actor and has appeared in numerous productions in London, Off Broadway, and Regional theater. As a voice actor, he has over fifty audiobooks to his credit and was recommended by the "All About Romance" Web site as one of the best male narrators at performing female characters. He lives in Los Angeles.

Praise for Why the West Rules---for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future…


"A formidable, richly engrossing effort to determine why Western institutions dominate the world." ---Kirkus Starred Review

Product Details ISBN-10: 1400149983
ISBN-13: 9781400149988
Published: Tantor Media, 12/01/2010
Language: English