Herfried Münkler, born 1951 in Friedberg (Hesse), studied German Literature, Political Science and Philosophy at Frankfurt University, and from 1992 until his retirement in 2018 held the chair of Political Theory at the Humboldt University, Berlin.
- Imperien. Die Logik der Weltherrschaft
[Empires. The logic of world domination]
Rowohlt Verlag, Berlin 2005.