Empire

Empire

The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

Book - 2003
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Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780465023288
0465023282
Branch Call Number: History 909.09712 Fer

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StarGladiator
Aug 11, 2014

Best book, and most honest, on the British [Financial] Empire: P.J. Cain & A.G. Hopkins two volume set. Worst books, anything by Ferguson, the puff piece specialist from Harvard, member of the lobbyist group for the international super-rich, the Bretton Woods Committee [brettonwoods.org]. No, Fergy, people do not love being subjugated and randomly killed. No, Fergy, most people prefer self-rule. And few were displeased at the end of the British Empire, just as few were displeased at the end of the Roman Empire [please note the plummeting numbers of peasants being crucified after their breakup].

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lwarman
Mar 09, 2010

Rich in detail and illustrations. Not sure he sells his thesis, though.

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Oct 20, 2008

don't blame the british

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goglover
Jul 17, 2008

In-depth discussion of both the positive and negative aspects of empire.

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