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The pursuit of power

technology, armed force, and society since A.D. 1000

by William Hardy McNeill

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science -- History,
  • Military history, Medieval,
  • Military history, Modern,
  • World politics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam H. McNeill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU37 .M38 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 405 p. :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3783473M
    ISBN 100226561577
    LC Control Number81024095

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McNeill's conceptual approach is the same. In fact, in the introduction to this book he describes armed force as "micro-parasitism" of the human race.

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The Pursuit of Power is required reading for anyone looking to understand what is at the foundation of today’s global economy, the difficulties between nations, or for those simply wondering how Europe as a whole came to its current form.”—Portland Book Review “A massive and masterful account.

Richard Evans explores fully the revolutions, empire-building and wars that marked the nineteenth century, but the book is about so much more, whether it is illness, serfdom, religion or philosophy. The Pursuit of Power is a work by a historian at the height of his powers: essential for anyone trying to understand Europe, then or now.

The Pursuit of Power: Europeby Richard Evans, is a history of Europe in the years between the Congress of Vienna, and the start of WWI. It is in the annals style of history, looking at every aspect of this time period in some detail.

Evans is an excellent historian, and author of the Third Reich series of books (all fantastic reads), and he is /5(). William McNeill is an historian at the University of Chicago who has written several books on broad patterns of change in world history. His latest book, The Pursuit of Power, charts the changing interactions between states, markets, and military innovation from A.D.

to /5. The book The Pursuit of Power: Technology, Armed Force, and Society since A.D. William H. McNeill is published by University of Chicago Press. There was some cooperation but what, for the most part, did happen gives the eminent British historian Richard J.

Evans the title for his magnificent new book, The Pursuit of Power: Europethe latest volume in the excellent Penguin History of Europe series. The Pursuit of Power: Europe review – an age of contradictions Richard J Evans’s sweeping history lays bare a century of freedom and oppression, progress and misrule Christopher KissaneAuthor: Christopher Kissane.

About the author () William H. McNeill is the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the. Richard Evans explores fully the revolutions, empire-building and wars that marked the nineteenth century, but the book is about so much more, whether it is illness, serfdom, religion or philosophy.

The Pursuit of Power is a work by a historian at the height of his powers: essential for anyone trying to understand Europe, then or now/5(). In his Plagues and Peoples () University of Chicago historian McNeill surveyed world history from the perspective of the influence of microparasites in human life and social organization; this much longer overview is based on "macroparasites"—i.e., other human beings.

Plato called those who were entrusted with the physical defense of the community, and nothing else, Guardians. In The Pursuit Of Power: Europe the British historian, Richard J Evans, takes a nuanced and measured approach to history in his attempt to understand this truly remarkable century: Where.

Uniting the era’s broad-ranging transformations was the pursuit of power in all segments of life, from the banker striving for economic power to the serf seeking to escape the power of his landlord, from the engineer asserting society’s power over the environment to the psychiatrist attempting to exert science’s power over human nature /5(5).

The Pursuit of Power draws on a lifetime of thinking about nineteenth-century Europe to create an extraordinarily rich, surprising and entertaining panorama of a continent undergoing drastic transformation. The book aims to reignite the sense of wonder that permeated this remarkable era, as rulers and ruled navigated overwhelming cultural, political and technological changes.

" The Pursuit of Power unpacks the fascinatingly complex and interconnected range of historical forces at work between and [A] skillful interweave of political conflict and transition, economic transformation social upheaval and cultural change."-- /5().

Uniting the era's broad-ranging transformations was the pursuit of power in all segments of life, from the banker striving for economic power to the serf seeking to escape the power of his landlord, from the engineer asserting society's power over the environment to the psychiatrist attempting to exert science's power over human nature itself.

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