Post-9/11 Views of Rome and the Nature of “Defensive Imperialism”

  title={Post-9/11 Views of Rome and the Nature of “Defensive Imperialism”},
  author={Eric Adler},
  journal={International Journal of the Classical Tradition},
  • E. Adler
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of the Classical Tradition
Das römische Gespräch in a New Key: Hannah Arendt, Genocide, and the Defense of Republican Civilization*
  • A. Moses
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • 2013
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