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Empires of trust : how Rome built--and America is building--a new world / Thomas F. Madden.

Author/Creator:
Madden, Thomas F.
Publication:
New York : Dutton, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C.
United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Public opinion.
United States -- Foreign public opinion.
Comparative civilization.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-319) and index.
ISBN:
9780525950745
0525950745
OCLC:
192050132