Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire

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Is America the new world Empire? The US government emphatically denies it. Despite the conquest of two sovereign states in as many years, despite the presence of more than 750 military installations across two-thirds of the world's countries and despite his stated intention "to extend the benefits of freedom - to every corner of the world," George W. Bush maintains that "America has never been an empire". "We don't seek empires," insists Defense Secretary Rumsfeld. "We're not imperialistic." In Colossus Niall Ferguson ...

Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire 2005, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143034797

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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire 2005, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire 2004, Allen Lane, London

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