Empires: Bibliography


Pollock, Susan, Ancient Mesopotamia, Cambridge University Press, 1999    DS71 P65

Starr, Chester G., Rise and Fall of the Ancient World, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1965 CB311 .S76

Green, Peter, Alexander of Macedon 356-323 B.C.:A Historical Biography, 1991, 617 pp., Berkeley, University of California Press

Grant, Michael, The Twelve Caesars, NY: Barnes and Noble Books, 1996 DG278 G68

Treadgold, Warren, A Concise History of Byzantium, 2001, Palgrave Publishers Ltd, 2001    DF552.64


Early Modern European

Rossabi, Morris. Khublai Khan: His Life and Times, 1988, University of California.

Elliot, John, Imperial Spain, 1469-1716,John Huxtable, N.Y., St. Martin's Press, 1964, DP171.E4

Goodwin, Jason, Lords of the Horizon: a History of the Ottoman Empire, NY: Henry Holt & Co., 1999   DR486 G66

Thomson, Gladys Scott, Catherine the Great and the Expansion of Russia, Greenwood Publishing, 1985    DK171.5 T47

Modern :

Schom, Alan, Napoleon Bonaparte, HarperCollins Publisher, 1997,  DC 203.S36

Crankshaw, Edward, The Fall of the House of Hapsburg , New York: Viking Press, 1963

Seton-Watson, Hugh, The Decline of Imperial Russia: 1855-l 914, New York: Frederick Praeger Publishing Co., 1960, DK 223 S4

Gilmour, David, The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006, DS475 G55

Hobsbawn, Eric J., The Age of Empire, 1875-1914 ,Pantheon Books, 1988

Hochschild, Adam, King Leopold's ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa,Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1998

James, Lawrence, RAJ: The Making and Unmaking of British India, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1998    DS463 J347

Kruger, Rayne, Good-Bye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer War, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1960

Langer, William L., The Dipomacy of Imperialism, 1890-1902, New York: Alfred Knopf, 1960

Meyer, Karl, The Dust of Empire: the Race for Mastery in the Asian Heartland, Century Foundation/Public Affairs, 2003, DS 329.4 M4

Pakenham, Thomas, The Scramble for Africa:1876-1912 , New York: Random House, 1991

Charques, Richard, The Twilight of Imperial Russia , London: Oxford University Press, 1965

Kort, Michael, The Soviet Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the USSR, 1993, Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe DK246.K64

Shirer, William, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960

Kotkin, Stephen, Armageddon Averted: the Soviet Collapse, 1970-2000, Oxford University Press, 2001 DK274 K635

Matlock, Jack F. Jr., Autopsy On An Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union, 1995, Random House, NY    DK288.M386


Kagan, Robert, Dangerous Nation, Alfred A. Knopf, 2006, E183.7 34

Merk, Frederick, Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History, 1966

Carroll, James, House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power, Houghton-Mifflin, NY, 2006, UA23 C274

Draper, Theodore, A Very Thin Line: The Iran-Contra Affairs, N.Y.: Hill & Wang, 1991

Dubofsky, Melvyn, Imperial Democracy: the United States Since 1945, 2nd ed., 1988

Gill, Lesley, The School of the Americas, 2004, U428 S83 G54

Greider, William, Fortress America: the American Military and the Consequences of Peace, NY: Public Affairs, 1998, HC110.D4 G74

Melvin Gurtov, The United States and the Third World: Antinationalism and Intervention, 1974

Judis, John B., The Folly of Empire: What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, New York: Scribner, 2004, E902 J83

Kinzer, Stephen, Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, New York Times Books, 2006, E744 K49

Maraniss, David, They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, 1967, Simon & Schuster, 2003 DS558 M35

McClintock, Michael, Instruments of Statecraft: U.S. Guerilla War, Counterinsurgency, and Counterterrorism, 1940-1990, Pantheon Books, 1992, E744 M4147

Paul B. Stares, Militarization of Space: U.S. Policy l945-1984, 1985

Walt, Stephen M., Taming American Power: the Global Response to U.S. Primacy, W.W. Norton & Co., 2005, JZ 1480 W35

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