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The Short American Century

A Postmortem

Edited by Andrew J. Bacevich

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674725690

Publication Date: 11/18/2013


296 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • 1. Life at the Dawn of the American Century / Andrew J. Bacevich
  • 2. The Origins and Uses of American Hyperpower / David M. Kennedy
  • 3. Consuming the American Century / Emily S. Rosenberg
  • 4. The Problem of Color and Democracy / Nikhil Pal Singh
  • 5. Pragmatic Realism versus the American Century / T.J. Jackson Lears
  • 6. Toward Transnationalism / Akira Iriye
  • 7. From the American Century to Globalization / Jeffry A. Frieden
  • 8. Illusions of an American Century / Walter LaFeber
  • 9. The Heavenly City of Business / Eugene McCarraher
  • 10. Not So Different After All / Andrew J. Bacevich
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Index

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