By Frank J. Lechner

This ebook examines what makes the USA an excellent society, what influence it has had in another country, and why those matters have mattered to americans. With historic and comparative facts, Frank J. Lechner describes the certain direction of yank associations and tracks adjustments within the country’s nationwide id for you to check claims approximately America’s ‘exceptional’ traits. The publication analyzes a number of focal issues of exceptionalist brooding about the US, together with the significance folks structure and the yank feel of challenge, and explores a number of points of America’s exact worldwide impression; for instance, in economics and picture. as well as discussing the targeted worldwide effect of the U.S., this primary quantity delves into the economic climate, executive, media, and the army and overseas policy. 

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