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Colossus : the rise and fall of the American empire

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Lincoln to Bush may have denied it but, this book shows, the US is in many ways the greatest imperial power of all time. This title reveals, is an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson
ISBN: 0141017007 9780141017006
OCLC Number: 57007411
Notes: TV tie-in.
Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2004.
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. I. Rise. 1. The limits of the American empire --
2. The imperialism of anti-imperialism --
3. The civilization of clashes --
4. Splendid multilateralism --
pt. II. Fall? --
5. The case for liberal empire --
6. Going home or organizing hypocrisy --
7. "Impire" : Europe between Brussels and Byzantium --
8. The closing door.
Responsibility: Niall Ferguson.

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