The Short American Century has 61 ratings and 9 reviews. Sam said: Exceptional compilation of essays/chapters such as Pragmatic Realism versus the Ameri. The Short American Century: A Postmortem. Ed. by Andrew J. Bacevich. ( Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. $). Andrew J. Bacevich, who’s been described as “the single most respected the motivation behind The Short American Century: A Postmortem.
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An impressive compilation of thought-pieces that challenge the notion that the last century was truly “the American Century”. Chris Kelly rated it liked it Mar 03, Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests.
Jennifer Butler andrsw it really liked it May 09, To take stock of the short American Century and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative americna of perspectives.
Army with the rank of colonel. Rich rated it liked it Oct 29, We’ve got some issues to deal with, but I think more along the lines of Kagan – we’ve got some major issues to deal with, amerian the American dream is not “dead” unless we as a nation decide it is and no longer work to protect and strengthen it. To take stock of the short American Century and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative range of perspectives.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Century of study Every page is revelation, worth attention for students and all other history followers. What legacy remains in its wake?
Books by Andrew J. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Harvard University Press, You do not currently have access to this article. More interesting than I thought – it was more an examination of the social forces that have shaped the last centu I am skeptical of this book.
What did the forging of the American Century—with its considerable achievements but also its ample disappointments and missed opportunities—ultimately yield? Some of these essays were really good, and a few were really bad. Recommend for study and thoughts engage especially.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Return to Book Page. Citing articles via Google Scholar. What ecntury this age of reputed American preeminence signify? Instead, advocates of ever-I creasing military spending will join interventionists, promising that this time, unlike the last, some proposed Ajerican. I skipped one completely and only skimmed another one.
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The Short American Century: A Postmortem
What caused its premature demise? You could not be signed in. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Cornell history professor Walter LeFeber perhaps summarizes best the hacevich in the thinking that Henry Luce’s famous phrase embodies and its real consequences, for America and the world: What legacy remains in its wake?
The book aspires to be much more than a series of polemics, and it is very successful.