Table of contents for Day of empire : how hyperpowers rise to global dominance--and why they fall / Amy Chua.

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CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION [tk]
Chapter 1: The First Hegemon: The Great Persian Empire From Cyrus to Alexander
Chapter 2: Tolerance in Rome?s High Empire: Gladiators, Togas, and Imperial Glue
Chapter 3: China?s Golden Age: The Mix-Blooded Tang Dynasty
Chapter 4: The Great Mongol Empire: Cosmopolitan Barbarians
Chapter 5: The ?Purification? of Medieval Spain: Inquisition, Expulsion, and the Price of Intolerance
Chapter 6: The Dutch World Empire: Diamonds, Damask, and Every ?Mongrel Sect in Christendom?
Chapter 7: Tolerance and Intolerance in the East: The Ottoman, Ming, and Mughal Empires
Chapter 8: The British Empire: ?Rebel Buggers? and the ?White Man?s Burden?
Chapter 9: The American Hyperpower: Tolerance and the Microchip
Chapter 10: The Rise and Fall of the Axis Powers: The Strategic Price of Intolerance
Chapter 11: The Challengers: China, the European Union, and India in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 12: The Day of Empire: Lessons of History
ENDNOTES

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Imperialism -- History.
Hegemony -- History.