Imperialist Networks: Ancient Assyria and the United States

  title={Imperialist Networks: Ancient Assyria and the United States},
  author={Reinhard Bernbeck},
  journal={Present Pasts},
  • R. Bernbeck
  • Published 19 August 2010
  • History
  • Present Pasts
Over the last decade many historians and political analysts have sought to highlight similarities between the American and Roman Empires. This paper presents an alternative to these equations by comparing the American and the Assyrian empire, based on my contention that they have structural similarities not shared by Rome… 

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