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America and the World: Part II. American century or Asian century?

How fares the American Century  is a common question running through our three books. Joseph Nye, in Is The American Century Over?  locates its starting date from February 1941, when Henry Luce, editor and owner of Life magazine, wrote an … Continue reading

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Jonathan Story, “Setting the parameters”, extracts from Chapter 2 in Strange Power: Shaping the Parameters of International Relations and International Political Economy, Ashgate Publishing Limited (19 Sep 2000), edited by Thomas C. Lawton, James N.Rosenua, Amy C.Verdun

During the decades when Strange was most active as an international relations scholar (from the 1960s through to the 1990s), the world political economy prompted four related transformations. The first of these was the transformation of the state system as … Continue reading

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