Book: "From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America's World Role" (1998)
Did You Know?
The U.S. has 760 prison
ers per 100,000 citizens. That's not just many more than in other developed countries but seven to ten times as many. Japan has 63 per 100,000, Germany has 90, France has 96, South Korea has 97, and Britain - with a rate among the highest - has 153. Even developing countries that are well known for their crime problems have a third of U.S...