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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The phrase caught on, as did the belief that America s moment was at hand. Sign In Forgot password? Lists with This Book. Harvard University Press, If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
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Some are quite good, others are not worth the time. Times about American exceptionalism. To take stock of the short American Century and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative range of perspectives.
What did the amreican of the American Century with its considerable achievements but also its ample disappointments and missed opportunities ultimately yield? Pam Andrewson rated it liked it Sep 29, Yet as Andrew J.
The Short American Century
Race and America’s Long War. That is the question this important volume answers. Luke Yanos rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Though often sharply critical of the moral and political failings of this epoch, the contributors—a distinguished collection of historians and international-relations scholars—are also judicious in their interpretations. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Women at the Wheel: He is the author of Washington Rules: What did this age of reputed American preeminence signify? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. General theme of American exceptionalism, how it started, how it was reinforced throughout the 20th Century, and how it is blinding us in the current day.
Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University, retired from the U. Chris Kelly rated it liked it Mar 03, Matthew rated it liked it Oct 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To take stock of the short American Century and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative range of perspectives. Jeff rated it liked it Jul 14, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
I’ve read a lot of pieces for undergrad which argued for the end of the American dream and the decline of America.
Jackson Lears Professor of History at Bacsvich. As the United States grapples with protracted wars, daunting economic uncertainty, and pressing questions about exactly what role it should play in a rapidly changing world, understanding where the nation has been and how it got where it is today is critical.
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The Short American Century: A Postmortem by Andrew J. Bacevich
Jason rated it liked it May 08, Jan 26, Kaiti rated it really liked it Shelves: In this volume, edited by Boston University’s Andrew J. What caused its premature demise? Ian Red rated it really liked bacevichh Aug 04, Some of these essays were really good, and a few were really bad.