Another American Century? (Updated Edition)

The United States and the World since 9/11

By Nicholas Guyatt  

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Another America Century? is a sweeping and penetrating study of the United States since the end of the Cold War. Nicholas Guyatt reveals the economic, diplomatic and military dimensions of American foreign policy and investigates what Americans say and believe about their relationship with the rest of the world. A major new chapter discusses September 11th, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the motives and ideas behind America’s “war on terror.”

“A powerful analysis [that] raises fresh, fundamental questions about an entire range of us foreign policies that have deep roots in the American economic and cultural experience.”

— Walter LaFeber, Cornell University, author of Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

“A succinct, bold and penetrating critique of the triumphalist ideology which insists on American domination.”

— Howard Zinn, author of A People’s History of the United States

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • The USA and the Global Economy
  • The USA and the International Community
  • The US and Military Power
  • American Missions
  • A New American Century?
  • Index

Authors

  • Nicholas Guyatt

    Nicholas Guyatt is an historian. He is the author of The Absence of Peace (Zed, 1998) and Another American Century?