The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

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Overview: In The Rule of Empires, Timothy Parsons gives a sweeping account of the evolution of empire from ancient Rome to its most recent twentieth-century embodiment. He explains what constitutes an empire, what empires of the past can tell us about our own historical moment, and perhaps most important, why empires always fail. Writing from the perspective of the common subject rather than that of the imperial conquerors, Parsons offers a historically grounded cautionary tale rich with accounts of subjugated peoples ...

The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781522669913

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The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall 2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199931156

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The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195304312

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