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First-class passengers on a sinking ship : elite politics and the decline of great powers

Author: Richard Lachmann
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2020. ©2020
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The extent and irreversibility of U.S. decline is becoming ever more obvious as America loses war after war and as one industry after another loses its technological edge. Lachmann explains why the United States will not be able to sustain its global dominance. He contrasts America's relatively brief period of hegemony with the Netherlands' similarly short primacy and Britain's far longer era of leadership. Decline  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lachmann
ISBN: 9781788734073 1788734076
OCLC Number: 1097575513
Description: xiii, 477 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Richard Lachmann.

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