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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What did this age of reputed American preeminence signify? To take stock of shhort short American Century and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative range of perspectives.

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Army with the rank of colonel. But overall I enjoyed what most of the authors had to say. Bacevich, a professor of history anfrew international relations at Boston University, retired from the U. Sign In Forgot password?

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In trying to understand America’s behavior in the post—World War II world, historians have often gone back to a bold proclamation made by the publisher Henry R. His nonsense books, mo …. Want to Read saving…. Oct 26, Andrew rated it really liked it. What legacy remains in its wake? Elana Metz rated it really liked it May 06, Most users should sign in with their email address. Achievement and failure, wisdom and folly, calculation and confusion all make their appearance in essays that touch on topics as varied as internationalism and empire, race and religion, consumerism and globalization.

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The Short American Century

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