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The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire": Power and its Limits in Comparative Perspective 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 0199646104
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"The book offers a useful introduction to some key concepts in international relations, particularly for students new to the subject."--Roger Morgan, Times Higher Education

About the Author

Geir Lundestad has been the Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute since 1990 and a professor of international history at the University of Oslo since 1991. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University and the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. He has written several highly acclaimed books on international history in general and on US foreign policy in particular.


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 222 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 7, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199646104
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199646104
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 0.7 x 6.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #155,094 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The book introduces us with the rise and decline of all the well-known empires from Britain to the Soviet union. The author compares the situations of every single empire and its decline or fall with the situation in the US as we know it. Worthy buying for everyone interested in this field of political science or history.
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