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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

Niall Ferguson

It’s not very fashionable to applaud the achievements of the British Empire – embarrassment and shame at our imperial past is more the thing. But this book goes some way to redress the balance – the Brits were not so bad after all. Will suit both the history buff and the enthusiastic amateur alike. The author’s passion for his subject radiates from the page.

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