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The American Ascendancy

How the United States Gained and Wielded Global Dominance

by Michael H. Hunt

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Political Science : International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • International Relations - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages728
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7973133M
    ISBN 100807883409
    ISBN 109780807883402

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Hunt concludes by addressing current issues, such as how durable American power really is and what options remain for America's future. In April President Harry Truman's advisers told him that Americans had arrived at “the ascendancy of their strength.” This memorable phrase, from which this book takes its title, registered long-nurtured national ambitions that had been finally realized, and it foreshadowed the widening exercise of U.S.

power that would outlast the Cold War and carry over into the new century. Michael H. Hunt is Everett H. Emerson Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author of nine previous books, including The World Transformed: to the Present; Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, ; and Ideology and U.S.

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