The War of the World

Twentieth-century Conflict And the Descent of the West

by Niall Ferguson

Hardcover, 808 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 | purchase

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Title
The War of the World
Subtitle
Twentieth-century Conflict And the Descent of the West
Author
Niall Ferguson

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Seeks to establish a connection between industrial and technological progress and violence in the modern era, arguing that the twentieth century has been the most violent period in history in spite of unprecedented achievements. By the author of Paper and Iron. 100,000 first printing.