This is a very well written book with lots of facts and figures.
Ferguson seems lost in a time warp here (and I speak both as a supporter of a strong U.S. foreign policy and an admirer of the British Empire).
Ferguson's message in Colossus is that an American imperial role would be a good thing for the world in general.
A bit of a mix of many things... starts out well and then gets in to too many things having nothing to do with the topic.Published 1 month ago by Sabine Atwell
Mr. Ferguson is an interesting author taking, in this case, about where American might be headed wrong.Published 1 month ago by Charles E. Hoover
Ferguson is one of my favorite new authors. He provides ample evidence and well reasoned arguments. Usually most political writers or books are rhetoric and nothing more. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mike Chartowich
Niall Ferguson is a man of many words. Colossus gives hope for those who would not like an Orwell world. The book shows the limits of The American Empire. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John-Eric
This is a very interesting approach by Ferguson concerning the role America plays as the 21st century's sole dominant nation. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Xavier Atlas
As usual with Mr Ferguson, a good read. Some factual errors-p.265 states that Iraqis' income was once between a quarter and a half of Americans. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Mr. Stephen Parkin
Even when it was explicit this was an used item, the book looks like new. So happy with my purchase. Ths!Published 15 months ago by Maria Alejandra Romero
After a brief review of the history of the United States of America, specifically in terms of its growth as a world power, the author compares this power with others that they were... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Eric Mascarin Perigault
Clever, well-written book that uses humor and pop-culture/contemporary references to relay historical content. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sarah C. Brodine