The American Empire

The American Empire

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"[...]republic. Accustomed to link "empire" with "emperor," they conceive of a supreme hereditary ruler as an essential part of imperial life. A little reflection will show the inadequacy of such a concept. "The British Empire" is an official term, used by the British Government, although Great Britain is a limited monarchy, whose king has less power than the President of the United States. On the other hand, eastern potentates, who exercise absolute sway over their tiny dominions do not rule "empires." Recent usage has given the term "empire" a very definite meaning, which refers, not to an "emperor" but to certain relations between the parts of a political[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.18mm | 349.26g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507717733
  • 9781507717738

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