Dark Ages America

Dark Ages America : The Final Phase of Empire

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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 our collective coffin. Within a few decades, Berman argues, the United States will be marginalized on the world stage, its hegemony replaced by China or the European Union. With the United States just one terrorist attack away from a police state, Berman's book is a controversial and illuminating look at our current society and its ills.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 162.6 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 680.4g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0393058662
  • 9780393058666
  • 1,631,236

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Berman assembles with uncommon clarity a vast amount of scholarship, data, and commentary in support of conclusions that most readers will resist.--Gresham Rileyshow more

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