Ian Matthew Morris (born 27 January ) is a British archaeologist, historian and academic. He is currently Willard Professor of Classics at Stanford University . Warum Zivilisationen herrschen oder beherrscht werden: Ian Morris, Klaus Binder, Waltraud Götting, Andreas Simon dos Santos: Wer regiert die Welt?. Gibt es einen roten Faden durch die Geschichte, der uns im Rückblick zeigt, wohin die Zukunft uns führt? Der US-Wissenschaftler Ian Morris.

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He has also won a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in He was one of the founders of the Stanford Archaeology Center and has served two terms as its director. He attended Alleyne’s High School in Stone, Staffordshireand studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham.

It provides details of the evidence and the statistical methods used by Iam to construct the social development index that he used in Why the West Rules to compare long-term Eastern and Western history.

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Ian Morris

It has been translated into 13 languages. Archived from the original on 11 December What Is It Good For? He gained his PhD at Cambridge University.


Archived from the original on 14 July By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sincehe has been at Stanford. The German translation of the book, Krieg: The book is being translated into Chinese.

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The Thomas Alleyne School. Archived from the original on 19 January Archived from the original on 5 November From tohe taught at the University of Chicago. What Is It Good for? His book, Why the West Rules—For Nowcompares East and West across the last 15, years, arguing that physical geographyrather than culture, religion, politics, geneticsor great menexplains Western domination of the globe.

Archived from the original on 1 November The Dei Studies Association and Social Science History Association devoted panels to discussing the book at their annual meetings.

What is it Good For?: Retrieved from ” https: Why the West Rules–For Now. The Economist has called it “an important book—one that challenges, stimulates and entertains.

Wer regiert die Welt?

Anyone who does not believe there are lessons to be learned from history should start here. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat For all of its horrors, over the last 10, years, war has made the world safer morgis richer, as it is virtually regier only way that people have found to create large, internally pacified societies that then drive down the rate of violent death. Five more translations are being prepared.


Morris grew up in the United Kingdom. Views Read Edit View history. The lesson of the last 10, years of military history, he argues, is that the way to end war is by learning to manage it, not by trying to wish it out of existence. Wozu er gut istwas published by Campus Verlag in October Retrieved 19 June Ian Morris plans to develop his views on the first-millennium BC transformations the shift from religion-based power to bureaucratic and military one, and the rise of Axial thought in his new book.

In his work was the subject of a lengthy profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Morris also devotes a chapter to the Gombe Chimpanzee War in Tanzania. Ian Matthew Morris born 27 January is a British archaeologist, historian and academic.