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Empires of Trust: How Rome Built--and America Is Building--a New World

Thomas F. Madden
Format
Book
Published
New York : Dutton, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
0525950745
Contents
  • Empires of trust-- and the other ones
  • Distrusting kings
  • Family values
  • Building an empire while trying not to
  • Becoming a superpower
  • The empire and its aging cultural parents
  • How an empire of trust grows-- and grows
  • Pax
  • Fights around the dinner table of empire
  • The threat of terrorism
  • Crying over the fall.
Description
xiv, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-319) and index.
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