America as Empire
Global Leader or Rogue Power?
By (author) Jim Garrison
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America as Empire by Jim Garrison
Book DescriptionAmerica has become not only the strongest nation in the world but the strongest nation in the history of the world. Americans need to understand both why this has happened and what their responsibilities are as the world's dominant power. In this timely and telling book, Jim Garrison, president of the San Francisco-based State of the World Forum, argues that the preoccupation with military expansion is a fatal mistake, citing both FDR and Harry Truman as models for combining military power with institution building. Part of the book is devoted to the Roman empire as another important model, with cautionary lessons about incorporating fairness and respect for other cultures into the governing process. Rome's empire endured for 1,000 years; America's may end far sooner, says Garrison, unless it finds a way to balance might with right. This book provides a blueprint for that balance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576752814
(238mm x 160mm x 20mm)
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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