Pax Americana

Pax Americana : Hegemony and Decline

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Is there a new world order? This is the key question that the author addresses in Pax Americana. In answering it, Hippler explores the rise and fall of the post-war order, the future of the Third World, the crises in the Gulf and the ideoloy and power centres of the "new world order". The author concludes that we are living in a world were the USA, armed to the teeth, remains the only global military power.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 212 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 439g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745306950
  • 9780745306957

Table of contents

Part 1 The Old order: the birth of the post-war order; developments in and between the power centres; post-war order in the Third World - regional conflicts. Part 2 The new world order: starting points; first tendencies in the Third World; the ideology of the "New World Order"; the order of the New World - the Middle East; the new order of the power centres - Europe and NATO, Japan and the USA.show more

About Jochen Hippler

Andy Rees is the author of The Pocket Green Book: The Environmental Crisis in a Nutshell (Zed, 1991) and former editor of GM Watch's Weekly Watch.show more