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Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula

American author Howard J. Erlichman’s The Roman Century: How a Determined People Launched the Greatest Empire in World History, offers some fascinating insights into mining and metallurgical practices in the ancient world. More importantly, it attempts to explain the economic ‘drawing power’ of the Iberian Peninsula.

Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula Book examines economic draw of Iberian Peninsula

The author says those who ponder the increasingly intense competition among the United States, China, Russia and emerging Islamic powers should consider the birth of the Roman Empire.