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The rule of empires : those who built them, those who endured them, and why they always fall

Author: Timothy Parsons
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text, Timothy Parsons gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from its origins in ancient Rome to its most recent 20th-century embodiment. He explains what constitutes an empire and offers suggestions about what empires of the past can tell us about our own historical moment.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Parsons
ISBN: 9780190254698 0190254696
OCLC Number: 911195207
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2012.
Description: 1 online resource : maps (black and white)
Responsibility: Timothy Parsons.

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In this text, Timothy Parsons gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from its origins in ancient Rome to its most recent 20th-century embodiment. He explains what constitutes an empire and offers suggestions about what empires of the past can tell us about our own historical moment.

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