By Jonathan Daly

The West's historical past is one in all outstanding good fortune; no different area, empire, tradition, or civilization has left so robust a mark upon the area. The upward thrust of Western Power charts the West's achievements-representative executive, the unfastened company approach, smooth technology, and the rule of thumb of law-as good as its misdeeds-two frighteningly damaging international Wars, the Holocaust, imperialistic domination, and the Atlantic slave trade.

Adopting an international standpoint, Jonathan Daly explores the contributions of different cultures and civilizations to the West's emergence. ancient, geographical, and cultural components all spread within the narrative. Adopting a thematic constitution, the ebook strains the increase of Western strength via a sequence of revolutions-social, political, technological, army, advertisement, and commercial, between others. the result's a transparent and fascinating creation to the background of Western civilization.

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