A Concise History of the Modern World: 1500 to the Present: by William Woodruff

By William Woodruff

William Woodruff's magisterial heritage has a selected resonance in today's international; for it's a historical past of the final years, of the ascendancy of the West over the older empires of the East. the increase and enlargement of the West all started with the messianic zeal of Christianity saying itself over the Muslim global, anything that, part a millennium later, is being revisited in the course of the use and abuse of the the most important component to statecraft - strength. For up to it is a research of historical past, it's also a portrayal of that strength and the way it formed our modern world.

We can't desire to appreciate the current, contends Woodruff, with no figuring out the previous. And, with vast and boldly illuminating brushstrokes, he paints a bright photograph of the earlier half-millennium and the scope, importance and pace of the alterations the West has effected.

After 5 centuries, contends Woodruff, the pendulum is swinging again in the direction of the East. The baton as soon as wielded by means of the eu imperialists of their frenzied force to 'save the world' has been seized by means of the USA and is pointing east in the direction of Islam, the world's fastest-growing faith, and to Asia, the hot powerhouse of serious kingdom states.

Learned and lucid, A Concise historical past of the trendy global can be pertinent and provocative. instead of an excavation of the previous, it truly is an review of our historical past as either better half to the current and architect of the longer term.

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