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Sands of empire

missionary zeal, American foreign policy, and the hazards of global ambition

by Robert W. Merry

  • 168 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Intervention (International law),
    • Imperialism,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-,
    • United States -- Military policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert W. Merry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840 .M466 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3421660M
      ISBN 100743266676
      LC Control Number2005042580

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Jul 26,  · "Sands of Empire" is book about ideas, specifically about two fundamental ideas that alternately drive American geopolitics: one is the idea of progress and the other is the cyclical theory of history, which holds that civilizations rise and fall, but cultures remain constant/5(19).

Nov 26,  · Tasha Suri’s debut novel Empire of Sand is a book influenced by the Murghal Empire without being a book about the Mughal Empire.

It stands in its own universe of myth and lore. The world that she creates is very well realized, both epic in it’s scope yet is a personal journey/5(). In Sands of Empire, veteran political journalist and award-winning author Robert W. Merry examines the misguided concepts that have fueled American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War/5.

EMPIRE OF SAND is the kind of book that you have to reread certain parts, or read more slowly, just so you can savor the words, story, and development. At least, that's what I did. Inspired by the Mughal era of India, EMPIRE OF SAND features a resilient heroine who struggles to survive in an empire where her people, the Amrithi, are despised/5.

Sands of Empire Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global AmbitionReleased on: September 01, Empire of Sand is a mystical, poignant fantasy novel that synthesizes the best fantasy tropes with a host of new twists, turns, and plot devices.

It is a book about choice, the obligations that bind us, and the sacrifices we are willing to make out of love—of course, not necessarily romantic love/5(8).

May 31,  · In Sands of Empire, veteran political journalist and award-winning author Robert W. Merry examines the misguided concepts that have fueled American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War.5/5(1). In Sands of Empire, veteran political journalist and award-winning author Robert W.

Merry examines the misguided concepts that have fueled American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. The emergence in the George W.

Bush administration of America as Crusader State, bent on remaking the world in its preferred image, is dangerous and self-defeating, he points ritacrossley.com: Ebook.

Empires of the Sands is an accessory for the fictional Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the first edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. The book was published in and written by Scott Haring, with cover and interior art by Jeff ritacrossley.coms: Scott Haring.

Jun 26,  · 'Sands of Empire'. Ina starry-eyed British economist named Norman Angell published a book called The Great Illusion, positing the notion that war among the industrial nations had become essentially obsolete. A woman confronts the evil at the source of a powerful empire in this fantasy debut that draws from the history and culture of India's Mughal Empire.

Mehr is the illegitimate daughter of the governor of Irinah in the Ambhan Empire and an Amrithi woman, a member of a feared and despised race of nomads descended from ritacrossley.com: Tasha Suri. Jul 15,  · Sands of empire missionary zeal, American foreign policy, and the hazards of global ambition by Robert W.

Merry Published by Simon & Schuster in New ritacrossley.com by: Nov 15,  · The desert setting captured my imagination, the magic bound me up, and the epic story set my heart free -- Fran Wilde This is the future of fantasy: rich, complex, unflinching.

Empire of Sand is a stunning achievement -- Mark Oshiro Empire of Sand is a lovely dark dream full of wrenching choices and bittersweet triumph/5(K). Tasha Suri's novel, Empire of Sand, features a heroine named after an influential Mughal woman. Mehr-un-Nissa (whose name means "Sun Among Women") was born on May 31,in the province of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on the western edge of the Mughal Empire.

Empires of the Sand offers a bold and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for mastery in the Middle East during the long nineteenth century (). This book denies primacy to Western imperialism in the restructuring of the region and attributes equal responsibility to regional powers.5/5(1).

the Empires of the Sands because of their generally warm climate and large areas of dry, inhospitable land.

The book is divided into three main sec-tions, each dealing with one of these countries. Opening each section is a General De-scription, which includes a discussion of the races (both human and non-human) present, the languages spoken.

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri is without a doubt one of the most excellent fantasy novels I’ve ever read, debut or no. Complete with a richly complex India-inspired setting, well-developed characters, and a soul-piercing writing style, all I can say is this: PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE PICK THIS BOOK UP.

InSands of Empire,veteran political journalist and award-winning author Robert W. Merry examines the misguided concepts that have fueled American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War. Jun 26,  · Merry, the president and publisher of Congressional Quarterly, argues in "Sands of Empire" that history does not follow a linear course with the West out in.

Tasha Suri's debut novel, Empire of Sand, reads like something out of Arabian Nights, both exotic and magical. Mehr is the daughter of the high-ranking governor of the land of Irinah.

She is also Amrithi, a clan of nomadic desert-dwellers who are despised and persecuted by the Irinah. The seventh and eighth books, The Eagle in the Sand and Centurion, take place in the Roman Empire's eastern provinces, Judea and Palmyra, respectively. While returning to Rome from Palmyra, the protagonists are shipwrecked on the island of Crete in The Gladiator, which leads to them being sent to Egypt in the tenth novel, The ritacrossley.com: Simon Scarrow.Nov 13,  · APPLE BOOKS REVIEW.

Despite its young, orphaned heroine—who has magic in her blood—Empire of Sand is no Harry Potter novel. Set during India’s 16th-century Mughal Empire—the period when Genghis Khan’s descendants conquered the country—this densely detailed epic fantasy threads gods and spells into a rich historical fabric/5(64).Empire of Sand is an exciting, refreshing and dark debut featuring intricate and intriguing magic rites.

I received an uncorrected proof copy in exchange for an honest review. Thank /10(1).