By Daniel J. Sargent
In A Superpower Transformed, Daniel J. Sargent chronicles how policymakers throughout 3 administrations labored to regulate advanced overseas 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 plot new suggestions to regulate or mitigate the results of financial globalization after the oil predicament of 1973-74; to the Carter administration's include of human rights promoting as a critical activity for international coverage, Sargent explores the demanding situations that US policymakers within the Nineteen Seventies, supplying 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 an individual drawn to U.S. international kin, American politics, globalization, monetary coverage, human rights, and modern American history.
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