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The Future of Power: And Use in the Twenty-first Century

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The Future of Power: And Use in the Twenty-first Century - Nye, Joseph S., Jr.
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One of America's leading policy intellectuals, who coined the term soft power, looks at what has happened to American power from the time of Kennedy in the 60's through the present day. In the era of Kennedy and Khrushchev, power in the US was expressed in terms of nuclear missiles, industrial Capacity, numbers of men under arms, and tanks lined up ready to cross the plains of Eastern Europe. By 2010, none of these factors confer power in the same way: industrial capacity seems an almost a Victorian virtue, and cyber ...

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The Future of Power: And Use in the Twenty-first Century 2011, PublicAffairs,U.S.

ISBN-13: 9781586488918

Hardcover