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    DescriptionIn "Dark Ages America", the pundit Morris Berman argues that America has entered a dangerous phase in its historical development from which there is no return. As the corporate-consumerist juggernaut that now defines the nation rolls on, the very factors that once propelled America to greatness - extreme individualism, territorial and economic expansion, and the pursuit of material wealth - are, paradoxically, the nails in America's coffin. Within a few decades, Berman argues, the United States will be marginalised on the world stage, its hegemony replaced by China or the European Union. With the US just one terrorist attack away from a police state, Berman's book is a controversial and illuminating look at American society now and its ills.

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    Dark Ages America
    The Final Phase of Empire
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Morris Berman
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393329773
    ISBN 10: 0393329771

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    Edition statement
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    01 June 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    MORRIS BERMAN is a cultural historian and the author of The Twilight of American Culture. He has held a number of university appointments, most recently as the Visiting Professor in Sociology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
    Review quote
    Berman assembles with uncommon clarity a vast amount of scholarship, data, and commentary in support of conclusions that most readers will resist. --Gresham Riley, Philadelphia Inquirer"