Empires of Trust by Thomas F. Madden audiobook

Empires of Trust: How Rome Builtand America Is Buildinga New World

By Thomas F. Madden
Read by Richard Poe

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12.43 Hours Unabridged
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In Empires of Trust, Professor Thomas F. Madden explores surprising parallels between the Roman and American republics. By making friends of enemies and demonstrating a commitment to fairness, the two republics-both "reluctant" yet unquestioned super - powers-built empires based on trust. Madden also includes vital lessons from the Roman Republic's 100-year struggle with "terrorism."

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In Empires of Trust, Professor Thomas F. Madden explores surprising parallels between the Roman and American republics. By making friends of enemies and demonstrating a commitment to fairness, the two republics-both "reluctant" yet unquestioned super - powers-built empires based on trust. Madden also includes vital lessons from the Roman Republic's 100-year struggle with "terrorism."

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An entertaining comparison by an astute historian…Gems for history buffs as well as those who have never considered that something that happened before 1900 might matter.” San Francisco Chronicle
“A breakout book.” Richard Ellis, author of Founding Fathers
“[Madden’s] revisionist and iconoclastic view is made palpable through a tour-de-force narration by Richard Poe…insights into recent American history make this a stimulating audiobook.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Thomas F. Madden

Author Bio: Thomas F. Madden

Thomas F. Madden is professor of history and director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University. He is a widely recognized expert on the Crusades and Christian-Muslim relations and the author of numerous books, including The Fourth Crusade: The Conquest of Constantinople, Enrico Dandolo and the Rise of Venice, and Venice: A New History. Awards for his scholarship include the Haskins Medal and the Otto Gründler Prize. He resides in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 12.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English