By Daniel J. Sargent
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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