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 records 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 thoughts to control or mitigate the implications of monetary globalization after the oil concern of 1973-74; to the Carter administration's include of human rights advertising as a principal job for overseas coverage, Sargent explores the demanding situations that troubled US policymakers within the Seventies, supplying new insights into the complexities that emerged because the new forces of globalization and human rights reworked the U.S. as a superpower.
A sweeping reinterpretation of a pivotal period, A Superpower Transformed is a must-read for an individual drawn to U.S. overseas family members, American politics, globalization, monetary coverage, human rights, and modern American history.
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