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America In The Shadow Of Empires

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Empire. The word conjures up some of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known. But eventually Nero grabs his fiddle, the Bolsheviks grab their guns, the sun begins to set on the Union Jack. Because even with their great wealth and power, history shows us all empires come to an end. A new book argues that’s the fate of modern America-- unless the country radically rethinks its role in the world and its priorities at home. Guest host Tom Bullock talks with the author of America in the Shadow of Empires.

Guest
Dr. David Coates
- professor of Anglo-American Studies at Wake Forest University, author of America in the Shadow of Empires