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The Global Insurgency: Action and Reaction in Contemporary World Politics

David A. Lake

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Pax Americana has produced remarkable political order in Europe and Northeast Asia. For decades, the US has sought to expand this international order into the Middle East. This effort, however, ... More


Coalitional Hegemony: Pax Americana 1945–1971

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final historical case is that of Pax Americana, the supposed role of the USA as a hegemon after 1945. The central argument is that if that were so, the USA was a hegemon in only part of the ... More


British and German Business and Politics under the Pax Americana, 1941–1957

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the third round in the German–American–British business relationship from 1941 to 1957. It begins with an account of Hitler's activities in Eastern Europe, before turning to the ... More


Hegemony in International Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can international legitimacy operate even in a deformed balance of power, and when there is only one dominant state? Conventionally, hegemony has been perceived as a threat to international society. ... More


Pax Americana

Daniel J. Sargent

in A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195395471
eISBN:
9780199393633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395471.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

During the 1940s, the United States constructed a system of international order that depended on preponderant US economic and military power and bipolar division of the postwar world, in the context ... More


Conclusion: Pax Sinica Looming on the Asia-Pacific Horizon

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

In this concluding chapter, several points are made to gauge how the interplay of geopolitics and geoeconomics within the broader global and regional context may help to shape the possible parameters ... More


Towards a New Deal for the World?: Lyndon Johnson’s Aspirations to Renew the Twentieth Century’s Pax Americana

Patrick O. Cohrs

in Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter reappraises Lyndon B. Johnson’s aspirations to foster a global New Deal and to redefine America’s international role in and beyond the Cold War during the 1960s. It seeks to open up new ... More


Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Y.Y. Kueh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book confronts the popular conjecture of a Pax Sinica emerging to replace Pax Americana in the wake of global financial crisis. It argues that by virtue of its overwhelming economic, ... More


Settling Affairs with the Old World: Dismembering Germany?

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the postwar territorial arrangements of the United States, especially those with Germany. The concepts of The New World and the “new world order” are studied briefly, before ... More


Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

David Seed (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317224
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The subject of this book is that body of fiction which speculates in narrative form about the nature of wars likely to break out in the near or distant future. Although earlier instances occur, the ... More


The hiatus of history

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

When Henry Luce famously called the twentieth century the "American Century," he strongly implied that it was the "first" American century (i.e., not the only one). Subsequent commentators have ... More


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