The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat - Part 2: It's Coming, It's Coming, Pages 88 - 103 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: It's Coming, It's Coming, Pages 88 - 103 Summary and Analysis

The Emperor began going on more trips abroad to visit foreign nations. There he would secure promises for loans or discuss issues affecting humanity or Africa as a whole. Though the Emperor always stayed aware of what was happening at home, these trips were a kind of vacation from the mounting stress at home. Dissenters had risen up to speak out against the Emperor and, more troublesome than that, people listened to them.

In response to this, the Emperor set up a police state, or at least strengthened the existing one. He dedicated a new hour of the day to affairs related to the military and police. This hour, however, largely consisted of showering officials with money. After the Neway revolution, the leaders of the "forces of order" felt...

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