Is the American Century Over?.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandGlobal Futures: Publisher: Chicester : Wiley, 2015Description: 1 online resource (159 p.)ISBN: 9780745690100Subject(s): Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations | United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Is the American Century Over?DDC classification: 973.91 LOC classification: E743 -- .N94 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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title page -- copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Creation of the American Century -- 2 American Decline? -- 3 Challengers and Relative Decline -- 4 The Rise of China -- 5 Absolute Decline: Is America Like Rome? -- 6 Power Shifts and Global Complexity -- 7 Conclusions -- Further Reading -- Notes
For more than a century, the United States has been the world's most powerful state. Now some analysts predict that China will soon take its place. Does this mean that we are living in a post-American world? Will China's rapid rise spark a new Cold War between the two titans? In this compelling essay, world renowned foreign policy analyst, Joseph Nye, explains why the American century is far from over and what the US must do to retain its lead in an era of increasingly diffuse power politics. America's superpower status may well be tempered by its own domestic problems and China's economic
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