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War. Famine. Conquest. Death. Explore the rise and fall of history’s greatest empires.

History Of Empires: Rise and Fall of the Greatest Empires in History! Understanding the Roman Empire, American Empire, British Empire, & Much More is a thrilling study of empires whose leaders lost sight of their civic obligations, leading to revolts, social disruption, and inescapable destruction.

Explore the rise and fall of dynasties in Imperial China including the Mandate of Heaven and the dawn of the Zhou dynasty; the rise of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang; brutal civil war, and the reign of the Han; and the First Opium War and the Qing Empire.

Investigate the rise of Sparta and its culture of courage and discipline, the defeat of Athens, the helot revolts that eroded Sparta’s might, and Sparta’s decline into backwater obscurity following defeat by Thebes in the Battle of Leuctra.

Witness the faith and folly of the Ottoman Empire as it grew into one of the most powerful states in the world, reigned supreme for over 600 years, and fell into stagnation and decline because of degenerate, lackadaisical, or incompetent rulers.

Glimpse the growth, consolidation, repeated defeat, and eventual dissolution of the Roman Empire.

Examine Hammurabi’s elevation of Babylon, The Gate of the Gods, to peace and prosperity and centuries of conflict that led to the city repeatedly being sacked, rebuilt, razed, and reborn, and eventually buried beneath the sands of time, literally and figuratively.

Watch the sun rise and set on the British Empire as it rose to a dominant world superpower, then plunged into war and financial ruin.

Observe the colonization of North America and America’s growth from humble beginnings, through civil unrest and socio-economic upheaval, to emerge somehow stronger.

Journey through war, famine, conquest, and death with History Of Empires: Rise and Fall of the Greatest Empires in History!

©2017 Lean Stone Publishing (P)2017 Lean Stone Publishing

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