Twilight's Last Gleaming

Twilight's Last Gleaming : American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World

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In Twilight's Last Gleaming, Edmund Clingan uses economic measurements to establish measures of political and military power. Clingan examines the changes in these measurements over the last two hundred years to establish how international power relations have been affected by changes in economic power. He considers the factors that contribute to and detract from economic power. Using these quantitative measures, he provides consistent definitions of "dominance" and "hegemony" that should become commonly used and contribute to more precise discourse in history and political science. These tools uncover the deeper issues behind the current problems of the United more

Product details

  • Hardback | 164 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739171151
  • 9780739171158

About Edmund Clingan

Edmund Clingan is associate professor of history at Queensborough Community College, more

Table of contents

Tables Figures Acknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. Dominance and Hegemony in Modern Times 3. The Rise and Fall of American Hegemony 1820-1973 4. After U.S. Hegemony 5. The End of U.S. Dominance? Conclusion: After U.S. Dominance Selected Bibliography Index About the Authorshow more