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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  1 review
The United States presides over the most far-flung imperial system ever established. This thoughful study compares the American Empire to those of the past, finding much can be learned from the fates of the British, Roman, Chinese, Incan, and Aztec empires. Rome, like the U.S., was a military superpower. And just as Rome’s armies were stretched thin, so too are America’s — ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published August 18th 2006 by Groundwood Books (first published July 1st 2006)
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This is a solid, no-nonsense primer which would serve as an excellent introductory text to a novice, as well as a good reminder of the fundamentals for readers with a more advanced grasp of the subject.
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