Empires of Trust: How Rome Built—and America Is Building

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Thomas Madden

Narrated By: Richard Poe

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: November 2008

Duration: 12 hours 29 minutes


In Empires of Trust, Professor Thomas F. Madden explores surprising parallels between the Roman and American republics. By making friends of enemies and demonstrating a commitment to fairness, the two republics—both "reluctant" yet unquestioned super-powers—built empires based on trust. Madden also includes vital lessons from the Roman Republic's 100-year struggle with "terrorism."