The Imperial Tense: Prospects and Problems of American Empire

Prospects and Problems of American Empire
 
 
Ivan R Dee, Inc (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 6. August 2003
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 288 Seiten
978-1-56663-532-5 (ISBN)
 
What is the nature and scope of the American empire, and what are its prospects and challenges? In this timely and thought-provoking collection, leading scholars and observers consider the new reality of American power in the world and what consequences it may bring at home and abroad. First-rate...a most valuable collection. -Walter LaFeber
New.
  • Englisch
  • Chicago
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  • USA
  • Höhe: 220 mm
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  • Breite: 148 mm
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  • Dicke: 28 mm
  • 449 gr
978-1-56663-532-5 (9781566635325)
1566635322 (1566635322)
This captivating collection addresses the most important issue facing the United States in the coming century. -- Richard H. Kohn, Chair, Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense, Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, former Chief of Bacevich has performed a valuable service. -- David Pryce-Jones First-rate...a most valuable collection. -- Walter LaFeber He has done the ongoing debate about America's role in the world a great service by bringing these pieces together in a convenient package. * Virginia Quarterly Review * An outstanding introduction to the growing debate on the implications and import of US 'hyperpower.' * CHOICE * ...Provides a panoramic view of the empire debate... * Concord Bridge * ...This collection reflects most of the distribution curve of current opinion on the subject. * The American Conservative * ...Well worth reading for...bracing arguments, pro and con, on whether or in what sense America is an empire. * First Things * The essays collected...are a curious amalgam of military hubris and cultural anxiety: they dutifully document both America's truly awesome military reach and the widespread national uncertainty about what to do with it. * The New York Review Of Books * An especially useful guide to a complex and controversial debate. -- Michael Cox * Royal United Services Institute Journal *

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