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History Has Begun: The Birth of a New America

Bruno Maçães


Popular consensus says that the US rose over two centuries to Cold War victory and world domination, and is now in slow decline. But is this right? History's great civilizations have always lasted much longer, and for all its colossal power, American culture was overshadowed by Europe until recently. What if this isn't the end? This book offers a compelling vision of America's future, both fascinating and unnerving. From the early American Republic, it takes us to the turbulent present, when, it argues, America is finally forging its own path. We can see the birth pangs of this new civilizatio ... More

Keywords: American Republic, Trump, coronavirus, decline, progress, liberal leviathan, liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780197528341
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197528341.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruno Maçães, author
Hudson Institute

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