Century's Journey by Robert A. Pastor
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Century's Journey
By Robert A. Pastor

A Century's Journey

How the Great Powers Shape the World

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Century's Journey by Robert A. Pastor

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Will the world of the twenty-first century be dominated by global companies, ethnic strife, or rogue tyrants? This definitive volume argues convincingly that the answer depends on the actions of the world's great powers, which will continue to set the rules affecting globalization, culture, and pariah regimes.In A Century's Journey, seven influential scholars trace the global strategies of the world's most powerful countries during the past 100 years. Through authoritative chapters on each great power, readers will learn how these countries redefined their interests in response to momentous changes and reshaped the world so that it bears only slight resemblance to the world of 1900.The scholars and their areas of expertise are Professors Robert A. Pastor (United States), Stanley Hoffman of Harvard University (France), Josef Joffe, Editor of Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), Robert Legvold of Columbia University (Soviet Union/Russia), Robert J. Lieber of Georgetown University (Great Britain), Michael Oksenberg of Stanford University (China), and Kenneth Pyle of the University of Washington (Japan).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465054763
ISBN-10: 0465054765
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert A. Pastor

Robert A. Pastor is Goodrich C. White Professor of International Relations at Emory University. He is the author or editor of eleven books, including Limits to Friendship. Pastor served on the National Security Council from 1977 to 1981, and has been a consultant to the Departments of State and Defense and the National Security Council and the C.I.A. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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