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-San Francisco Chronicle
"A breakout book."
-Richard Ellis, author of Founding Fathers --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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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 15 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 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
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 19 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 19 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 on March 29, 2014 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 on March 20, 2014 by dgc