COURSE SPECIFICS
CULTURE
TECHNOLOGY
EMPIRE IN HISTORY
RELIGION
DEMOCRACY
DIFFERENCE
 
 
The Empire Strikes Back
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Empire in History

I know of your treaties with the Trade Federation, the Commerce Guilds, and the others, Count. What is happening here is not government that has been bought out by business... it's business becoming government! - Padme-SW II

MAPS

SELECTED EMPIRES

Ottoman Empire (1299-1923) (Wikipdia)
Mughal (Mogul) Empire (1526-1857) (Wikipdia)
Safavid (Empire) (1501-1736)
British Empire (1485-1997)
BBC.co.uk/history
Kenneth Moran “Trade and the British Empire: A Symbiotic Relationship
US Empire

VIETNAM

The Fog of War - Video

EMPIRE FAILS"Ahmed Rashid. 2003. Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia. Penguin Books. Chapter 1 (fall of Soviet Empire into chaos)

RESURRECTING EMPIRE

Rashid Khalidi. 2004. Resurrecting Empire. Various Chapters (e-reserve)

IRAQ AND EMPIRE?
Downing Street Memo—The Secret Way to War, Mark Danner, New York Review of Books, June, 9, 2005, PP 68071

MERCINARIES:
Daniel Bergner. 2005 NYT 8.14.05 “The Other Army.”
Peter W. Singer “Outsourcing War” Foreign Affaors, March 1, 2005


Gaza Strip NYT week in review p 14 8.7.05Danica Kirka. 3005. The Daily Item/Sunday, July 24,. “Iraq has been an absolute gift to al-Quida.”

 

 

 

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