The Short American Century

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Andrew J. Bacevich
Harvard University Press, Apr 2, 2012 - History - 296 pages
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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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THE SHORT AMERICAN CENTURY: A Postmortem

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A set of scholarly responses to Henry Luce's 1941 essay in his Life magazine, "The American Century."Editor Bacevich (International Relations and History/Boston Univ.; Washington Rules: America's Path ... Read full review

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Andrew J. Bacevich is Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University.

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