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The American century.

Ralph Edward Flanders

The American century.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Godkin lectures at Harvard University,, 1949, Godkin lectures at Harvard University ;, 1949.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE743 .F55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p.
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6070798M
      LC Control Number50009695
      OCLC/WorldCa477675

      (Twilight of the American Century. Andrew J. Bacevich. University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, ) The histories of empires and the histories of war are generally written by the winner to put themselves in a positive light. It has been difficult for the U.S. empire to maintain their. During the first half of the 20th century, the United States proved to be the decisive combatant in two major world wars, earning the right to determine a post war outcome. The Cold War that plagued the world in the last half of the 20th century proved in the end to be an American victory as well. American scientists had developed nuclear.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 30 cm: Contents: Introduction: why it can be called the American century --The last frontier: --Showdown for democracy: --The lure of empire: --Old and new Americans: --Workers take a stand: --Good times, bad times: --The.

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