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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314 Highland Scots who immigrated to North America settled primarily in North
Carolina but predominated in different regions of that state from those in which
the Ulster Scots were concentrated . 315 Language differences long kept the ...
Nine men of Scottish ancestry were generals under George Washington ,
constituting more than one - third of all his ... 330 In Australia as well , most Scots
blended into the general population , rather than maintaining separate enclaves ,
An International History Thomas Sowell. 325 . Gordon Donaldson , “ Scots , ”
Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups , edited by Stephan
Thernstrom , et al . , p . 915 . 326 . Gordon Donaldson , The Scots Overseas , p .
104 . 327 .
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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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