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Colossus by Niall Ferguson
Mar 29, 2005 | 416 Pages
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“Every page of Colossus is provocative.” —Ernest May

“Amid the seemingly endless writings and decisions about ‘America as Empire,’ the most prominent recent voice is that of Niall Ferguson.” —Paul Kennedy, New York Review of Books

Table Of Contents


Part I—Rise
1. The Limits of the American Empire
2. The Imperialism of Anti-Imperialism
3. The Civilization of Clashes
4. Splendid Multilateralism

Part II—Fall?
5. The Case for Liberal Empire
6. Going Home or Organizing Hypocrisy
7. “Impire”: Europe Between Brussels and Byzantium
8. The Closing Door

Conclusion: Looking Homeward
Statistical Appendix

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