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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For all of its horrors, over the last 10, years, war has made the world safer and richer, as it is virtually the only way that people have found to create large, internally pacified societies that then drive down the rate of violent death.

Archived from the original on 5 November Anyone who does not believe there are lessons to be learned from history should start here. Morris grew up in the United Kingdom. The International Studies Association and Social Science History Association devoted panels to discussing the book at their annual morriss.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In his work was the subject of a lengthy profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Thomas Alleyne School. It provides details of the evidence and the statistical methods used by Morris to construct the social development index that he used in Why the West Rules to compare long-term Eastern and Western history. The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Wozu er gut istwas published by Campus Verlag in October Morris also devotes a chapter to the Gombe Chimpanzee War in Tanzania.

Ian Morris (historian) – Wikipedia

Retrieved from ” https: 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.

It has iaj translated into 13 languages.

He was one of the founders of the Stanford Archaeology Center and has served two terms as its director. Archived from the original on 14 July Views Read Wwr View history. He has also won a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in He gained his PhD at Cambridge University.

University of Birmingham ; Cambridge University. Why the West Rules–For Now. What Is It Good for? This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Ian Matthew Morris born 27 January is a British archaeologist, historian and academic.

What is it Good For?: Five more translations are being prepared. From tohe taught at the University of Chicago. Archived from the original on 11 December The Economist has called it regierr important book—one that challenges, stimulates and entertains.


Wer regiert die Welt?

He morrks Alleyne’s High School in Stone, Staffordshireand studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham. Retrieved 19 June The German translation of the book, Krieg: Archived from the original on 1 November Archived from the original on 19 January The lesson of the last morrjs, 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.

Sincehe has been at Stanford. From Wikipedia, the free dke. 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. The book is being translated into Chinese. What Is It Good For?