Day of Empire

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Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall
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AuthorAmy Chua
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectImperialism, colonialism, geopolitics
GenrePolitical science, history, international relations
PublisherDoubleday
Publication date
October 2007
Media typeeBook, hardcover
Pages432
ISBN978-0-385-52412-4 (eBook)
978-0-385-51284-8 (hardcover)

Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall is a 2007 book by Yale Law School professor Amy Chua.

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The book discusses examples of "hyperpowers" throughout human history. Chua describes in rough chronological order the hyperpowers, from the empires of the Mauryas, Cholas, Shungas, Vijayanagaras, Mughals of the classical Indian subcontinent to Rome, the Tang, the Mongols, the British Empire, with reflections on the United States as a current hyperpower.

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