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Published: 12 August 2010

496 Pages | 25 halftones


ISBN: 9780195304312

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The Rule of Empires

Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

Timothy Parsons

  • Forcefully engages the debate about the limits and possibilities of empire.
  • Included in the book are examples of empire dating back to the Romans and spanning four continents.
  • Applies its conclusions to the Iraq and Afghanistan situations

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