The Perils of Empire
America and Its Imperial PredecessorsBook - 2008
Some empires endure for thousands of years, while others flash and fail quickly. This thoughtful study compares the American Empire to those of the past, finding that much can be learned from the fates of the British, Roman, Chinese, Incan, and Aztec empires. Deeply researched and full of historical insights, The Perils of Empire sounds a warning about the challenges facing the American Empire and its repercussions around the globe.
Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada, 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: 248 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: America and its imperial predecessors