Day of empire : how hyperpowers rise to global dominance--and why they fall by Chua, Amy.

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  • Published: New York : Doubleday, 2007
  • ISBN: 9780385512848 :, 0385512848
  • Format: Book
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st ed.
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  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 396 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-382) and index.
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Library: Call Number: Material: Shelf Location: Due Date: Notes:
Fox Chase Branch 327.112 C47D Floating Adult Hardback Social Science and Technology  
Parkway Central Library 327.112 C47D Adult Hardback Social Science and History Department  

Table of Contents

  1. The first hegemon : the great Persian empire from Cyrus to Alexander
  2. Tolerance in Rome's high empire : gladiators, togas, and imperial glue
  3. China's golden age : the mix-blooded Tang dynasty
  4. The great Mongol empire : cosmopolitan barbarians
  5. The "purification" of medieval Spain : inquisition, expulsion, and the price of intolerance
  6. The Dutch world empire : diamonds, damask, and every "mongrel sect in Christendom"
  7. Tolerance and intolerance in the East : the Ottoman, Ming, and Mughal empires
  8. The British empire : "rebel buggers" and the "white man's burden"
  9. The American hyperpower : tolerance and the microchip
  10. The rise and fall of the Axis Powers : the strategic price of intolerance
  11. The challengers : China, the European Union, and India in the twenty-first century
  12. The day of empire : lessons of history.

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