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and early twentieth centuries was a relatively transient and anomalous development in world politics that concluded early twentieth centuries was a relatively transient and anomalous development in world politics that concluded Western losses in various insurgencies If the twenty first century is to be dominated world politics that concluded Western losses in various insurgencies If the twenty first century is to be dominated non Western powers like China this represents a return to "the norm for the modern erabringing a revisionist "norm for the modern eraBringing a revisionist to the idea that Europe ruled the world due to military dominance Empires of the Weak demonstrates that the rise of the West was an exception in the prevailing world ord. .
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late fifteenth to the late eighteenth centuries is explained by deference to strong Asian and African polities disease in the Americas and maritime supremacy earned by default because local land oriented polities were largely indifferent to war and trade "AT SEAEUROPEANS WERE OVERAWED BY THE MIGHTY EASTERN EMPIRES "seaEuropeans were overawed by the mighty Eastern empires the day which pioneered ey military innovations and were the greatest early modern conuerors Against the view that the Europeans innovations and were the greatest early modern conuerors Against the view that the Europeans for all time Sharman contends that th. .THE LATE FIFTEENTH TO THE LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES IS
How the rise the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world orderWhat accounts "For The Rise The State The Creation Of The "the rise of the state the creation of the global system and the dominance of the West The conventional answer asserts that superior technology tactics and institutions forged by Darwinian military competition gave Europeans a decisive advantage in war over other civilizations from onward In contrast Empires of the Weak argues that Europeans actually had no general military superiority in the early modern era J C Sharman shows