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The Short American Century
edited by Andrew J. Bacevich
Harvard University Press, 2012
eISBN: 978-0-674-06474-4 | Cloth: 978-0-674-06445-4
Library of Congress Classification E169.12.S5152 2012
Dewey Decimal Classification 973.91

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
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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