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See also the 2004 interview with Chua: The Myths of Globalization: Markets, Democracy, and Ethnic Hatred"

The Moment of Empire Conversation with Amy Chua, John M. Duff, Jr., Professor of Law, by Harry Kreisler: November 2007

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Yale Law Professor Amy Chua for a discussion of the rise and fall of hyperpowers. Drawing on comparative historical case studies, Chua provide a unique perspective on the importance of tolerance in the ascent to power and the emergence of intolerance in the period of decline.

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