To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World

content.chilifresh-11To Rule the Waves: How the British Navy Shaped the Modern World by Arthur Herman

Herman, a professor of history and coordinator of the Western Heritage Program at the Smithsonian, claims that the British Empire was the precursor to the modern world. However, Herman claims that it was Britain’s navy, from economic trade to military domination, which facilitated the island nation’s rise to world dominance. The book is a fascinating way of looking into today’s global society.

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