The Short American Century

The Short American Century

by Andrew J. Bacevich
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The Short American Century by Andrew J. Bacevich

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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ISBN-13: 9780674068643
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 04/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 498 KB

About the Author

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

Akira Iriye is Charles Warren Professor of American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.

Emily S. Rosenberg is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine.

Nikhil Pal Singh is Visiting Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History Director of the Program in American Studies at New York University.

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The Short American Century: A Postmortem 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
CloverCreekBob More than 1 year ago
Historians continually keep clarifying history, and the essays in this book do a remarkable job of just that. Most interesting are the various perceptions/approaches the historians have taken to make make sense of the short lived "American Century." This is an important book.