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Incoherent empire

Author: Michael Mann
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2003.
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"In this book noted sociologist Michael Mann argues that the "new American imperialism" is actually little more than a new militarism. Dissecting the economic, political, military and ideological resources available to the US, Mann concludes that they are so uneven as to generate only an "incoherent Empire" and increasing world disorder." "The incoherent Empire is also analysed in action - in Afghanistan, in the war  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mann, Michael, 1942-
Incoherent empire.
London ; New York : Verso, 2003
(OCoLC)607030735
Online version:
Mann, Michael, 1942-
Incoherent empire.
London ; New York : Verso, 2003
(OCoLC)607694834
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Mann
ISBN: 1859845827 9781859845820
OCLC Number: 52783147
Description: viii, 278 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The military giant --
2. The economic back-seat driver --
3. The political schizophrenic --
4. The ideological phantom --
5. The war in Afghanistan --
6. The war against (Muslim) terrorism --
7. The war against Rogue states and North Korea --
8. Iraq attack --
9. The new militarism.
Responsibility: Michael Mann.
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This critique of the new American imperialism analyses the action in Afghanistan, the war against terrorism and the warnings to "rogue states". It shows that American foreign policy exaggerates  Read more...

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