Niall Ferguson - Civilization: The West and the Rest

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Niall Ferguson - Civilization: The West and the Rest

Just finished another "evening" book, this time quite interesting analysis of why during the past 500 years the western civilization dominated the world and the rest eventually adopted (or in most cases are still trying) the same core principles. Niall Ferguson begins his story with a great example of ancient China. A powerful empire with an astonishing fleet that reached Africa a hundred years before Europeans started exploring the world. In the 1400s, China owned the greatest navy in the world, close to 3500 ships at its peak. Some were five times the size of the ships being built in Europe at the time.

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Тоні Шей - Доставка щастя. Шлях до прибутку, задоволення і мрії

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Тоні Шей - Доставка щастя. Шлях до прибутку, задоволення і мрії

Цю книгу я віднесу до розділу "Успішний успіх" і "Мотивація". Легко написана, легко читається, чогось фундаментального з неї не дізнатися, але цікаво почитати про досвід успішного бізнесмена та принципи на яких побудовано його компанію.

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[PDF] Agile Principles, Patterns and Practices in C#

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[PDF] Agile Principles, Patterns and Practices in C#

It was really hart to find this book in pdf format. With the award-winning book Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices, Robert C. Martin helped bring Agile principles to tens of thousands of Java and C++ programmers. Now .NET programmers have a definitive guide to agile methods with this completely updated volume from Robert C. Martin and Micah Martin, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#. This book presents a series of case studies illustrating...

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