After Words with Amy Chua

Amy Chua talked about her book Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance and Why They Fall, published by Doubleday. In… read more

Amy Chua talked about her book Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance and Why They Fall, published by Doubleday. In her book she explores the history of societies that, due to their unequaled military and economic superiority, achieve world dominance. From the Mongols to Rome and the United States, Ms. Chua decribes the reasons why a small number of societies have reached hyperpower status and the reasons for their demise. The guest interviewer was Cullen Murphy.

Amy Chua is a law professor at Yale Law School. She is also the author of World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, published by Doubleday.

Cullen Murphy is the managing editor of The Atlantic Monthly. Mr. Murphy is the author of several books, including The Word According to Eve: Women and the Bible in Ancient Times and Our Own and the recently published Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America. close

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After Words with Amy Chua

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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 29, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2007

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  • Dec 29, 2007 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2007 | 5:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2007 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2007 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2007 | 2:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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