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Author Priestland, David.

Title Merchant, soldier, sage : a history of the world in three castes / David Priestland.

Published New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.09 PRIE    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st American ed.
Physical description 343 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Outlines a reinterpretation of modern history that explores a continuing struggle among three prevailing power groups--the merchant, soldier, and sage--and traces how they have vied for dominance throughout recent centuries.
Subject History, Modern.
Economic history.
Power (Social sciences) -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- History.
Social structure -- Economic aspects -- History.
Social values -- History.
ISBN 9781594203107 (hbk.)
1594203105 (hbk.)