A Century's Journey
How the Great Powers Shape the World
By (author) Robert A. Pastor
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Century's Journey by Robert A. Pastor
Book DescriptionWill 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 DetailsISBN: 9780465054763
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert A. Pastor
Not Condemned to Repetition, Paperback (January 2002)
The Nicaraguan challenge faced by the US since the 1970s was to establish a democratic and autonomous government, with as much support and as little interference as possible. This work shows how Nicaragua and the United States were prisoners of history and how they finally escaped.
Exiting the Whirlpool, Paperback (January 2001)
"In this second edition of Exiting the Whirlpool, Pastor explores the continuities and the changes in U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America under Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. Wherea"
Democracy in the Caribbean, Paperback (April 1993)» View all books by Robert A. Pastor
Caribbean area specialists offer both global and regional perspectives in an effort to explain the surprising rate of democratization in the Caribbean. The authors suggest that the parliamentary system of colonial and protectorate rule forms a basis for successful democratization.
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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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