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I see there are already a lot of detailed, effective reviews for this book, so I won't do more than point you to them. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ryan Mease
Great book, definitely one of the ones that change your views as to where you stand in history. I've recommended it to others numerous times, and would hope that it's been read by... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joe
This book has one good chapter, the first, "Empires of Trust … and Other Ones," on the importance of trust and good faith in both Rome and America. Read morePublished 8 months ago by ronnie
Thomas Madden is one of the best historical authors alive today. You won't find a more historically sound book on the Roman Republic that is this interesting. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Explains how the United States has the equivalent to an empire, and how it compares with the ancient Roman Empire. The book is very convincing in its arguments.Published 20 months ago by Charles P. Poole, Jr.
Well-written, well-researched and engagingly presented. You won't be bored, nor will you be asked to learn dusty history. The author's comparisons are current and apt. Read morePublished 20 months ago by dgc
Compelling evidence linking American culture to that of the Romans. Many of the ideas have stuck with me and still ring true years after having read the book.Published 23 months ago by bltibbs
Great book- draws a lot of parallels between America and Rome...bringing up the question....is America an Oligarchy? You decide. Definitely recommend for those who enjoy historyPublished on August 17, 2013 by Mjackson831