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Empire Apart by Brian Landers

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Extracts

From time to time extracts from Empires Apart will be posted on this website. The US edition is shorter than the UK edition as the Prologue was deleted as parts of it were considered "anti-American". The Prologue is available here as The Introduction and The Vikings.

 

The Introduction


A summary of the book's main themes

 

The Mystic Massacre


The massacre in Mystic, Connecticut that changed the American psyche forever

 

The Cold War


An introduction to the war that wasn't

 

The Vikings


An introduction to the supposed Viking impact on America and Russia