The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community. By William H. McNeill. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963, 1991.
Part 1. The Era of Middle Eastern Dominance to 500 BC.
Part 2. Eurasian Cultural Balance, 500 BC-1500 AD.
Part 3. The Era of Western Dominance, 1500 AD to the Present.
This is a classic work of big picture global history.
Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West. By Anthony Pagden. New York: Random House, 2008.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
What’s Wrong, and How to Fix It, Part 4, Television and Politics. By Adam Garfinkle. The American Interest, November 2, 2012.
Technology, Time and Space. By Walter Russell Mead. Via Meadia, January 6, 2013.