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Author Andrew Taylor shines a spotlight on 25 imperial hegemonies from every period of global history.
Author Andrew Taylor shines a spotlight on 25 imperial hegemonies from every period of global history. He provides lucid and elegant descriptions of the individual empires, characterizes the power structures and the social and cultural values at the heart of each, and identifies reasons for their rise and eventual fall. But above all, Andrew Taylor looks at the different ways in which empires have ‘shaken the world’: the Mongols of Genghis Khan made Europe quake with fear during the 13th century, while the political and cultural effects of the Roman and British Empires are still with us today.
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Andrew Taylor has worked as a journalist in television, newspapers and magazines in Britain and the Middle East and is a regular columnist for the Sunday Times.
Ten Days That Shook the World (1919) is a book by the American journalist and socialist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, which Reed experienced firsthand
Ten Days That Shook the World (1919) is a book by the American journalist and socialist John Reed about the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, which Reed experienced firsthand. Reed followed many of the prominent Bolshevik leaders closely during his time in Russia. John Reed died in 1920, shortly after the book was finished, and he is one of the few Americans buried at the Kremlin Wall Necropolis in Moscow, a site normally reserved only for the most prominent Soviet leaders.
by andrew-taylor (Author). One question though, with all the Empires covered in this book from Aztec to Mongol, from Greek to Chinese, there is no listing for the Phaorohs of ancient Egypt. I found this puzzeling. Otherwise, top notch interesting read.
Andrew Taylor is the author of Walking Wounded: the Life and Poetry of. .Will they, or any books, help to make the world what it becomes tomorrow?
Andrew Taylor is the author of Walking Wounded: the Life and Poetry of Vernon Scannell; God’s Fugitive: the Life of C. M. Doughty and A Plum in Your Mouth, among a total of ten books. He has worked as a journalist in television, newspapers and magazines in Britain and the Middle East. Reading books is generally a solitary, unassuming pastime: bookishness is the very antithesis of the man-of-action qualities that seem to shake the world by the scruff of its neck. The pen may boast of being mightier than the sword, but it is generally the sword that wins in the short term. Will they, or any books, help to make the world what it becomes tomorrow?
Andrew Taylor sets each text in its historical context and explores its wider influence and legacy.
Andrew Taylor sets each text in its historical context and explores its wider influence and legacy. Whether he's discussing the incandescent effect of The Qu'ran, the enduring influence of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, of the way in which Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe glavanized the anti-slavery movement, Taylor has written a stirring and informative testament to human ingenuity and endeavour
He covered World War I for Metropolitan magazine; out of this experience came The War in Eastern Europe (1916).
He covered World War I for Metropolitan magazine; out of this experience came The War in Eastern Europe (1916). He was enthused by the revolutionary upheavals in Russia in 1917 and went there in time for the Bolshevik-led October Revolution. Communist Party and the Communist Labor Party split in 1919, Reed became the leader of the latter. Indicted for treason, he escaped to the Soviet Union and died of typhus; he was subsequently buried with other Bolshevik heroes beside the Kremlin wall.
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