The Short American Century: a postmortem
In February 1941, Henry Luce announced the arrival of “The American Century.” But that century—extending from World War II to the recent economic collapse—has now ended, victim of strategic miscalculation, military misadventures, and economic decline. Here some of America’s most distinguished historians place the century in historical perspective.
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Review: The Short American Century: A PostmortemUser Review - Patrick Eddington - Goodreads
An impressive compilation of thought-pieces that challenge the notion that the last century was truly "the American Century". The preponderant role of American military power in the purported era of ... Read full review
Review: The Short American Century: A PostmortemUser Review - Rachel - Goodreads
I am skeptical of this book. I've read a lot of pieces for undergrad which argued for the end of the American dream and the decline of America. We've got some issues to deal with, but I think more ... Read full review