The story of thirteen modern Empires, a story full of suspense, cruelty, conflict, heroism, great explorations and extraordinary feats of endurance, is here told with a rich profusion of illustrations drawn from a wide range of vivid, colourful, authentic sources.Now that the age of empires is fully over, it is possible for the first time to draw up a balance sheet of praise and blame.
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|Publisher|| New York :Thames & Hudson,2007
320 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-318) and index.