Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present (Modern Library Chronicles)

Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece to the Present (Modern Library Chronicles)

Anthony Pagden


Written by way of one of many world’s leading historians of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the tale of the nice ecu empires—the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British—and their colonies, and the back-and-forth among “us” and “them,” tradition and nature, civilization and barbarism, the heart and the outer edge. It’s the background of ways conquerors justified conquest, and the way colonists and the colonized replaced one another past all popularity.

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