By Daniel J. Sargent
In A Superpower Transformed, Daniel J. Sargent chronicles how policymakers throughout 3 administrations labored to regulate complicated foreign adjustments in a tumultuous period. Drawing on many newly-released archival files 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 recommendations to regulate or mitigate the results of financial globalization after the oil challenge of 1973-74; to the Carter administration's embody of human rights advertising as a principal activity for overseas coverage, Sargent explores the demanding situations that US policymakers within the Seventies, delivering new insights into the complexities that emerged because the new forces of globalization and human rights reworked the us as a superpower.
A sweeping reinterpretation of a pivotal period, A Superpower Transformed is a must-read for someone drawn to U.S. international family members, American politics, globalization, fiscal coverage, human rights, and modern American history.
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