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Colossus - Niall Ferguson
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Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Lincoln to Bush may have denied it but, as Niall Ferguson's brilliant and provocative book shows, the US is in many ways the greatest imperial power of all time. What's more, it always has been an empire, expanding westwards throughout the nineteenth century and rising to global dominance in the twentieth. But is today's American colossus really equipped to play Atlas, bearing the weight of the world on its shoulders? The United States, Ferguson reveals, is an empire running on empty, weakened by chronic defecits of money, manpower and political will. When the New Rome falls, he warns, its collapse may come from within.'One of the timeliest and most topical books to have appeared in recent years' Literary Review'Yet another tour de force from a writer who displays all his usual gifts of forceful polemic, unconventional intelligence and elegant prose ... guaranteed to spark fierce debate' Irish Times'A bravura exploration of why Americans are not cut out to be imperialists but nonetheless have an empire. Vigorous, substantive, and worrying' Timothy Garton Ash Books Niall Ferguson|Paperback|Penguin Books Ltd|26/03/2009, Penguin Books Ltd

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Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Lincoln to Bush may have denied it but, as Niall Ferguson's brilliant and provocative book shows, the US is in many ways the greatest imperial power of all time. What's more, it always has been an empire, expanding westwards throughout the nineteenth century and rising to global dominance in the twentieth. But is today's American colossus really equipped to play Atlas, bearing the weight of the world on its shoulders? The United States, Ferguson reveals, is an empire running on empty, weakened by chronic defecits of money, manpower and political will. When the New Rome falls, he warns, its collapse may come from within. 'One of the timeliest and most topical books to have appeared in recent years' Literary Review 'Yet another tour de force from a writer who displays all his usual gifts of forceful polemic, unconventional intelligence and elegant prose ...guaranteed to spark fierce debate' Irish Times 'A bravura exploration of why Americans are not cut out to be imperialists but nonetheless have an empire. Vigorous, substantive, and worrying' Timothy Garton Ash Books, [PU: Penguin Books]

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Colossus: The Price Of America's Empire - Ferguson, N.
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Niall Fergusons Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire charts Americas rise as a world power, and issues a dire warning about its future. Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to George W. Bush may have denied it but, as Niall Fergusons brilliant and provocative book shows, the United States is in many ways the greatest imperial power of all time. Whats more, it always has been an empire, expanding westwards throughout the nineteenth century and rising to global dominance in the twentieth. But is todays American colossus really equipped to play Atlas, bearing the weight of the world on its shoulders? The United States, Ferguson reveals, is an empire running on empty, weakened by chronic defecits of money, manpower and political will. When the New Rome falls, he warns, its collapse may come from within. The most brilliant historian of his generation. (The Times). Colossus confirms Niall Fergusons standing as one of the most incisive writers of history, politics and econom, [PU: Penguin Books]

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Highly topical and controversial title from the author of "Empire". Argues that America is not only the most powerful empire ever, but that it is refusing to accept its responsibilities. "The most brilliant British historian of his generation" "The Times"

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780141017006
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0141017007
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
220 Pages
Weight: 0,312 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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