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How Did Europe Conquer the World?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Winnett Lounge

From 1492 to 1914, Europeans conquered or colonized more than 80% of the world even though Europe represented only 8% of the world's landmass.  Dr. Philip Hoffman, Professor of Business Economics and History, shares research from his new book debunking traditional theories on why Europe was able to gain "historic global supremacy" (Princeton University Press).

For more information, please phone 626-395-6330 or email isp@caltech.edu or visit http://international.caltech.edu/programs/IEW

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