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The Great Land Rush and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-1900

by John C. Weaver

The Great Land Rush and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-1900 Synopsis

A critique of the greatest reallocation of resources in the history of the world and its impact on indigenous peoples, property rights, and the very foundations of modernity.

The Great Land Rush and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-1900 Press Reviews

Weaver has written one of those rare books that for many decades will grace lists of essential bibliography. American Historical Review Striking above all for its global scope. Literary Review of Canada Tour de force ... a sweeping synthesis. Histoire sociale / Social History The 'great land rush' here is much more than greedy people falling over one another in vainglorious pursuit. Canadian Historical Review

Book Information

ISBN: 9780773531536
Publication date: 25th July 2006
Author: John C. Weaver
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 512 pages
Categories: General & world history, Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900,

About John C. Weaver

John C. Weaver is professor of history, McMaster University.

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