America's Economic Supremacy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

America's Economic Supremacy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Brooks Adams
     
 

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The author examines America’s reluctant rise to power and the United Kingdom’s subsequent decline. Exhibiting a Darwinian perspective on the hierarchy of nations, Adams analyzes how power, wealth, and war are related. He argues that trade is an even more powerful force than war, demonstrating his point through the example of sugar production. Adams

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The author examines America’s reluctant rise to power and the United Kingdom’s subsequent decline. Exhibiting a Darwinian perspective on the hierarchy of nations, Adams analyzes how power, wealth, and war are related. He argues that trade is an even more powerful force than war, demonstrating his point through the example of sugar production. Adams strongly believed that America’s rise to world supremacy was both a blessing and a curse.

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ISBN-13:
9781411458161
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
670,935
File size:
1 MB

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