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By Daniel J. Sargent

ISBN-10: 0190672161

ISBN-13: 9780190672164

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through the Nineteen Seventies, American international coverage confronted a situation of clashing imperatives-US choice makers, already suffering to keep up balance and devise strategic frameworks to lead the workout of yank strength in the course of the chilly conflict, stumbled on themselves hampered by way of the emergence of dilemmas that might come to a head within the post-Cold warfare period. Their offerings proved to be of large final result for the improvement of yank overseas coverage within the ultimate a long time of the 20th century and beyond.

In A Superpower Transformed, Daniel J. Sargent chronicles how policymakers throughout 3 administrations labored to control complicated overseas alterations in a tumultuous period. Drawing on many newly-released archival records and interviews with key figures, together with President Jimmy Carter and Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Sargent explores the collision of geopolitics and globalization that outlined the last decade. From the Nixon administration's efforts to stabilize a faltering Pax Americana; to Henry Kissinger's makes an attempt to plan new thoughts to control or mitigate the results of monetary globalization after the oil hindrance of 1973-74; to the Carter administration's embody of human rights promoting as a vital job for overseas coverage, Sargent explores the demanding situations that troubled US policymakers within the Seventies, delivering new insights into the complexities that emerged because the new forces of globalization and human rights remodeled the USA as a superpower.

A sweeping reinterpretation of a pivotal period, A Superpower Transformed is a must-read for somebody attracted to U.S. overseas family, American politics, globalization, fiscal coverage, human rights, and modern American history.

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