Conquests And Cultures: An International History
This book is the culmination of 15 years of research and travels that have taken the author completely around the world twice, as well as on other travels in the Mediterranean, the Baltic, and around the Pacific rim. Its purpose has been to try to understand the role of cultural differences within nations and between nations, today and over centuries of history, in shaping the economic and social fates of peoples and of whole civilizations. Focusing on four major cultural areas(that of the British, the Africans (including the African diaspora), the Slavs of Eastern Europe, and the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere— Conquests and Cultures reveals patterns that encompass not only these peoples but others and help explain the role of cultural evolution in economic, social, and political development.
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323 In none of the Central Asian republics were the indigenous people a majority
of the urban population , even though they were all a majority in the non - urban
areas . The economic , as well as political , subordination of Central Asian was ...
indigenous race , for neither side was monolithic . Moreover , blacks were a
significant presence in the American west , particularly as soldiers after the Civil
War , as they had been a significant presence as slaves of both Indians and
whites in ...
What was unusual about the agreements between the European invaders and
the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere was not that they were
violated or infringed , but that voices and forces within the victorious societies
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Another great book by Thomas Sowell. Though it is the third book in a trilogy, I have read it in isolation. It is as engaging, insightful, and clearly written as all the other Sowell books. I highly recommend it. Read full review
CONQUESTS AND CULTURES: Military Expansion and the Making of CivilizationUser Review - Kirkus
Hoover Institution scholar-in-residence Sowell concludes a trilogy that began with Race and Culture (1994) and Migrations and Cultures (1996) by considering—in sometimes stimulating, sometimes ... Read full review
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