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Myths of Empire: Domestic Politics and International Ambition (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)
Overextension is the common pitfall of empires. Why does it occur? What are the forces that cause the great powers of the industrial era to pursue aggressive foreign policies? Jack Snyder identifies recurrent myths of empire, describes the varieties of overextension to which they lead, and criticizes the traditional explanations offered by historians and political scientis ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published March 28th 1993 by Cornell University Press
(first published November 1st 1991)
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