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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power (Dispatch Books)

In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power (Dispatch Books)

Current price: $18.00
Publication Date: September 12th, 2017
Publisher:
Haymarket Books
ISBN:
9781608467730
Pages:
359
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Description

Explores the distinctive instruments of American ascent to global domination and hegemony--including covert intervention, client elites, psychological torture, and surveillance.

About the Author

Alfred McCoy holds the Harrington Chair in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His 2009 book Policing America's Empire won the Kahin Prize from the Association for Asian Studies. In 2012, Yale University awarded him the Wilbur Cross Medal for work as "one of the world's leading historians of Southeast Asia and an expert on...international political surveillance."