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Habits of empire

Walter T. K. Nugent

Habits of empire

a history of American expansion

by Walter T. K. Nugent

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-370) and index.

StatementWalter Nugent
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE179.5 .N84 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 387 p. :
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24577856M
ISBN 109781400078189
LC Control Number2009502981

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Economic empire is a related and very elaborate aspect, involving multinationals, globalization, and other things that one reads about in the daily media. My book, however, is a work of history, and so most of it deals with the pre period, when we developed the habits of empire.

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