The American Century

The Rise and Decline of the United States as a World Power
Author(s): 
White, Donald W.
ISBN: 
0300057210
Date published: 
May 1999
Hardback
Price: 
£27.50
Pages: 
576

This book - the first intellectual and cultural history of America's evolving status as a world power in the twentieth century - addresses the questions of why the United States assumed a preeminent world role after World War II, and why its role has declined since the Vietnam War.