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After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)

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Widely reviewed and critically praised, Emmanuel Todd's After the Empire predicts that the United States is forfeiting its superpower status as it moves away from traditional democratic values of egalitarianism and universalism, lives far beyond its means economically, and continues to anger foreign allies and enemies alike with its military and ideological policies. As America's global dominance evaporates, Todd foresees the emergence of a Eurasian alliance bringing together Europe, Russia, Japan, and the Arab-Islamic world.

Todd calmly and straightforwardly takes stock of many negative trends, including America's weakened commitment to the socio-economic integration of African Americans, a bulimic economy that increasingly relies on smoke and mirrors and the goodwill of foreign investors, and a foreign policy that squanders the country's reserves of soft power while its militaristic arsonist-fireman behavior is met with increasing resistance. Written by a demographer and historian who foresaw the collapse of the Soviet Union, this original and daring book cannot be ignored.

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Widely reviewed and critically praised, Todd's work predicts that the United States is forfeiting its superpower status even as a Eurasian alliance bringing together Europe, Russia, Japan, and the Arab-Islamic world emerges.

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ISBN:
9780231131032
Author:
Todd, Emmanuel
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Translator:
Delogu, C. Jon
Foreword by:
Lind, Michael
Foreword:
Lind, Michael
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
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Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
233
Dimensions:
8.24x5.52x.56 in. .67 lbs.

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