God and Gold

God and Gold

Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World

eBook - 2013
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A stunningly insightful account of the global political and economic system, sustained first by Britain and now by America, that has created the modern world. The key to the two countries' predominance, Mead argues, lies in the individualistic ideology inherent in the Anglo-American religion. Over the years Britain and America's liberal democratic system has been repeatedly challeged'by Catholic Spain and Louis XIV, the Nazis, communists, and Al Qaeda'and for the most part, it has prevailed. But the current conflicts in the Middle East threaten to change that record unless we foster a deeper understanding of the conflicts between the liberal world system and its foes. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780307472724
0307472728
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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