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  • The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997

    A WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD NOTABLE BOOKAfter the American Revolution, the British Empire appeared to be doomed. Yet it grew to become the greatest, most diverse empire the world had seen. Then, within a generation, the mighty structure collapsed, a rapid demise that left an array of dependencies and a contested legacy: at best a sporting spirit, a legal code and a near-universal language; at worst, failed states and internecine strife. The Decline and Fall of the British Empire covers a vast canvas, which Brendon fills with vivid particulars,...

    • ASIN: 0307388417
    • Brand: Vintage Books USA

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Volumes 4-6)

     Volumes 4, 5, and 6 of the Bury Text, in a boxed set. Introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper

    • ASIN: 067943593X
    • Brand: Brand: Everyman's Library

  • Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America

    Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.Although he was writing nearly a century ago, William Butler Yeats could just as easily be describing the United States today. The decline and fall of America's global empire is the central feature of today's geopolitical landscape, and the nature of our response to it will determine much of our future trajectory, with implications that reach far beyond the limits of one nation's borders.Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century...

    • ASIN: 0865717648

  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000

    About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe.

    • ASIN: 0679720197

  • The Decline and Fall of the American Empire (The Real Story Series)

    Six essays on the theme of empire and republic, with particular focus on the national security state and the failure of the U.S. economic system./P>

    • ASIN: 1878825003
    • Brand: Brand: Odonian Press

  • The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1936-1945 Volume One

    This monumental narrative history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of modern Japan from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atom bomb. In his Foreword to The Rising Sun, John Toland calls it a "factual saga of people caught up in the flood of the most overwhelming war of mankind, told as it happened - muddled, ennobling, disgraceful, frustrating, full of contradiction and paradox." It was total war involving all Japanese, and their final slogan, taken literally, was "One Hundred Million Die Togeth...

    • ASIN: 4871879178
    • Brand: John Toland

  • America: The Farewell Tour

    Chris Hedges’s profound and provocative examination of America in crisis is “an exceedingly…provocative book, certain to arouse controversy, but offering a point of view that needs to be heard” (Booklist), about how bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in a culture of sadism and hate.America, says Pulitzer Prize­–winning reporter Chris Hedges, is convulsed by an array of pathologies that have arisen out of profound hopelessness, a bitter despair, and a civil society that has ceased to function. The opioid crisis; the retreat...

    • ASIN: 150115267X
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster

  • Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires

    For half a century, the American Mafia outwitted, outmaneuvered, and outgunned the FBI and other police agencies, wreaking unparalleled damage on America’s social fabric and business enterprises while emerging as the nation’s most formidable crime empire. The vanguard of this criminal juggernaut is still led by the Mafia’s most potent and largest borgatas: New York’s Five Families.Five Families is the vivid story of the rise and fall of New York’s premier dons, from Lucky Luciano to Paul Castellano to John Gotti and others. This defin...

    • ASIN: 1250101700
    • Brand: THOMAS DUNNE

  • The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery

    Paul Kennedy's now classic book traces Britain's rise and fall as a sea power from the Tudors to the present day. Challenging the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves', he suggests instead that the country's fortunes as a significant maritime force have always been bound up with its economic growth. In doing so, he contributes significantly to the centuries-long debate between 'continental' and 'maritime' schools of strategy over Britain's policy in times of war. Setting British naval history within a framework of na...

    • ASIN: 0141983825
    • Brand: PENGUIN GROUP

  • The Rise & Fall of Great Powers: A Novel

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • The Seattle Times • The Globe and Mail • Kirkus Reviews • Daily Mail • The Vancouver SunFrom the author of The Italian Teacher and The Imperfectionists comes a brilliant, intricately woven novel about a young woman who travels the world to make sense of her puzzling past.Look in the back of the book for a conversation between Tom Rachman and J. R. MoehringerFollowing one of the most critically acclaimed fiction debuts in years, New York Times bestselling author Tom Rachman returns with ...

    • ASIN: 0812982398

  • On Grand Strategy

    “The best education in grand strategy available in a single volume . . . a book that should be read by every American leader or would-be leader.”—The Wall Street JournalA master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decadesJohn Lewis Gaddis, the distinguished historian of the Cold War, has for almost two decades co-taught grand strategy at Yale University with his colleagues Charles Hill and Paul Kennedy.  Now, in On Grand Strategy, Gaddis reflects on what he has learned. ...

    • ASIN: 1594203512

  • Churchill's Menagerie: Winston Churchill and the Animal Kingdom

    In this unique narrative, Piers Brendon looks deeply into Churchill’s admiration of the animal kingdom―and how animals played such a large part in his everyday life. Winston Churchill was known for his great love for and admiration of animals. In fact, one of Churchill’s key char- acteristics was his fascination with the animal kingdom―creatures of all sorts were a crucial element throughout his life. He was amused, intrigued, enchanted by, and sometimes even besotted with, a vast menagerie, from his pet bud- gerigar, dogs, cats, fish, ...

    • ASIN: 1643131362

  • Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000 (Justice, Power, and Politics)

    Latino City explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England's first Latino-majority city. Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward economic spiral in the decades after World War II due to deindustrialization and suburbanization. The arrival of tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the late twentieth century brought new life to the struggling city, but settling in Lawrence was fraught with challenges. Facing hostility from their neighbors, exclusion from local governance, inadequate city se...

    • ASIN: 1469631342

  • The Radetzky March (Works of Joseph Roth)

    The Radetzky March, Joseph Roth's classic saga of the privileged von Trotta family, encompasses the entire social fabric of the Austro-Hungarian Empire just before World War I. The author's greatest achievement, The Radetzky March is an unparalleled portrait of a civilization in decline, and as such a universal story for our times....

    • ASIN: 1585673269
    • Brand: Abrams Books

  • The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire: Corruption, Decadence, And The American Dream

    A gritty and uncompromising wake-up call to concerned citizens on what they can do to turn this country around.

    • ASIN: 0738208833
    • Brand: Brand: Da Capo Press

  • The Decline and Fall of the American Republic

    Bruce Ackerman considers how institutional dynamics have transformed the U.S. presidency into a potential platform for political extremism &

    • UPC: 24244237
    • Rating: 5.0

  • The Decline and Fall of IBM (Paperback)

    IBM is in serious trouble. Big Blue, as the company is known, tends to rely for its success on magical thinking but that magic ran out a long time ago. The company got in trouble

    • UPC: 49120700
    • Rating: 2.0

  • The Decline and Fall of the United States of America - eBook

    Politicianthe dirtiest word in the English language. says Jacob Pirandello Kharinsky, a character in this book hailed as the UNDERGROUND CLASSIC OF OUR GENERATION: The DECLINE and FALL of THE UNITED STATES of AMERICA part

    • UPC: 626919637

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of America (Paperback)

    In this semi-fictional satire, award-winning humorist Scott Erickson assumes the identity of a British historian looking back from the year 2076 to explain how and why America fell. The book is for people who suspect

    • UPC: 307504457

  • The Decline and Fall of the Lettered City : Latin America in the Cold War

    The cultural Cold War in Latin America was waged as a war of values--artistic freedom versus communitarianism, Western values versus national cultures, the autonomy of art versus a commitment to liberation struggles--and at a time

    • UPC: 46227376

  • Ideology And The Fall Of Empires: The Decline Of The Spanish Empire And Its Comparison To Current American Strategy - eBook

    Sometimes, the ideology that formed the basis for founding an empire can become the cause of its fall. The decline of the Spanish Empire is a clear example of how ideology may both adversely influence

    • UPC: 495557337

  • The Decline and Fall of the American Nation

    More than a century has passed since the collapse and extinction of the American Nation, that massive and unprecedented catastrophe brought about equally by arsonists' flames and by massive, long-term, internal decay. As everyone knows,

    • UPC: 872915720

  • Decline and Fall : The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America

    All empires fall, and America is no exception. What comes

    • UPC: 29141674

  • The Decline and Fall of the American Empire - eBook

    The Decline and Fall of the American

    • UPC: 906379309

  • America's Caesar : The Decline and Fall of Republican Government in the United States of America

    This is Volume 2 of a two volume set. Please order both volumes for a complete set. America is no longer the land of the free. In Senate Report 93-549, the United States Congress admitted

    • UPC: 53339933

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