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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire

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Is America an empire? Certainly not, according to the U.S. government. Despite the conquest of two sovereign states in as many years, despite the presence of more than 750 military installations in two-thirds of the world's countries and despite his stated intention "to extend the benefits of freedom ... to every corner of the world," George W. Bush maintains that "America has never been an empire". "We don't seek empires," insists Defense Secretary Rumsfeld. "We're not imperialistic." Nonsense, says Niall Ferguson. In ...

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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
2009, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141017006

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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
2005, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143034797

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Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
2004, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713997705

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