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Promise and Peril

America at the Dawn of a Global Age

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$26.50 • £21.95 • €24.00

ISBN 9780674503878

Publication Date: 03/23/2015

Text

464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones

World

  • Introduction: The Ostrich and the Eagle
  • 1. New World Power
  • 2. A Better Nation Morally
  • 3. Toward a Transnational America
  • 4. The Powerful Mediating Neutral
  • 5. Voices of the People
  • 6. The Irreconcilables
  • 7. New Internationalism
  • Conclusion: The Intricate Balance
  • Strains of Isolationism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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