Calendar

Jul
25
Sat
PUP at the 2015 Annual Meeting for the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations @ Renaissance Arlington Capital View
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm
Aug
20
Thu
Philip Hoffman at the Edinburgh International Book Festival @ Royal Bank of Scotland Garden Theatre
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Why Some Nations Need Power

Between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84% of the globe. For centuries, other parts of the world such as China, Japan and the Ottoman Empire, were far more advanced in many fields, yet hadn’t attempted to put a stranglehold on the wider world themselves. In this event, economic historian Philip T Hoffman asks the big question: Why Did Europe Conquer the World?