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The Resource Flight of the eagle : the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership, Conrad Black

Flight of the eagle : the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership, Conrad Black

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Flight of the eagle : the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership
Title
Flight of the eagle
Title remainder
the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership
Statement of responsibility
Conrad Black
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Black describes nine "phases" of the strategic rise of the nation, in which it progressed through grave challenges, civil and foreign wars, and secured a place for itself under the title of "Superpower." He discredits prevailing notions that our unrivaled status is the product of good geography, demographics, and good luck. Instead, he reveals and analyzes the specific strategic decisions of great statesmen through the ages that transformed the world as we know it and established America's place in it
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YDXCP
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Black, Conrad
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • Strategic culture
  • United States
  • Presidents
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Flight of the eagle : the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership, Conrad Black
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Publication
Note
"With a new preface by the author and an introductory note by Henry A. Kissinger."--Page 1 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The aspirant state, 1754-1836 -- The path to independence: The British and Americans defeat the French in America, 1754-1774 -- Independence: The Americans and French defeat the British in America, 1774-1789 -- Creating a new republic in the world, 1789-1809 -- Reconciling with Britain abroad, and with slavery at home, 1809-1836 -- 2. The predestined people, 1836-1933 -- Slavery: The house divided, 1836-1860 -- Civil War and reconstruction: The agony and triumph of the American union, 1860-1889 -- A new great power in the world, 1889-1914 -- The crisis of democracy: world war, isolationism, and depression, 1914-1933 -- 3. The indispensable country, 1933-1957 -- Toward America's rendezvous with destiny, 1933-1941 -- The victory of democracy in the West, 1941-1945 -- From world war to cold war, 1945-1951 -- The red scare and the free world, 1951-1957 -- 4. The supreme nation, 1957-2013 -- Peace and prosperity, 1957-1965 -- Vietnam and detente, the beginning of the end of the cold war, 1965-1973 -- To the summit of the world, 1973-1992 -- Waiting for the future, 1992-2013
Control code
ocn870292153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 746 pages
Isbn
9781594037580
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Flight of the eagle : the grand strategies that brought America from colonial dependence to world leadership, Conrad Black
Publication
Note
"With a new preface by the author and an introductory note by Henry A. Kissinger."--Page 1 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The aspirant state, 1754-1836 -- The path to independence: The British and Americans defeat the French in America, 1754-1774 -- Independence: The Americans and French defeat the British in America, 1774-1789 -- Creating a new republic in the world, 1789-1809 -- Reconciling with Britain abroad, and with slavery at home, 1809-1836 -- 2. The predestined people, 1836-1933 -- Slavery: The house divided, 1836-1860 -- Civil War and reconstruction: The agony and triumph of the American union, 1860-1889 -- A new great power in the world, 1889-1914 -- The crisis of democracy: world war, isolationism, and depression, 1914-1933 -- 3. The indispensable country, 1933-1957 -- Toward America's rendezvous with destiny, 1933-1941 -- The victory of democracy in the West, 1941-1945 -- From world war to cold war, 1945-1951 -- The red scare and the free world, 1951-1957 -- 4. The supreme nation, 1957-2013 -- Peace and prosperity, 1957-1965 -- Vietnam and detente, the beginning of the end of the cold war, 1965-1973 -- To the summit of the world, 1973-1992 -- Waiting for the future, 1992-2013
Control code
ocn870292153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 746 pages
Isbn
9781594037580
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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