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Why America is not a new Rome / Vaclav Smil.

Smil, Vaclav. (Author).
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Subject: United States > Civilization.
United States > Foreign relations.
United States > Economic conditions.
United States > Social conditions.
Power (Social sciences) > United States.
Rome > History > Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Power (Social sciences) > Rome.
World politics > 21st century.
Comparative civilization.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780262283885
  • ISBN: 0262283883
  • ISBN: 9780262288293
  • ISBN: 026228829X
  • ISBN: 0262195933
  • ISBN: 9780262195935
  • ISBN: 1282541986
  • ISBN: 9781282541986
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Part 1 America as a New Rome?""; ""I Nihil Novi Sub Sole""; ""Part 2 Why America Is Not a New Rome""; ""II Empires, Powers, Limits""; ""III Knowledge, Machines, Energy""; ""IV Life, Death, Wealth""; ""Part 3 Why Comparisons Fail""; ""V Historical Analogies and Their (Lack of) Meaning""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Name Index""; ""Subject Index""
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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