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 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 plot new concepts to regulate or mitigate the results of monetary globalization after the oil drawback of 1973-74; to the Carter administration's include of human rights promoting as a critical job for international coverage, Sargent explores the demanding situations that bothered US policymakers within the Seventies, delivering new insights into the complexities that emerged because the new forces of globalization and human rights reworked the USA as a superpower.
A sweeping reinterpretation of a pivotal period, A Superpower Transformed is a must-read for someone drawn to U.S. international kinfolk, American politics, globalization, fiscal coverage, human rights, and modern American history.
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