Why The West Rules – for Now: the Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future, by Ian Morris


Is there a logic to history?

Many scholars balk even at the idea of searching for such logic, insisting that each culture may only be understood on its own terms.

In Why the West Rules – For Now, Ian Morris counters that if we look beyond the facade of culture to how human biology, sociology, and geography interact, it is possible to discover a fundamental pattern in history to help us answer the biggest historical questions, from why the West rules for now, to what will happen next.

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