Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America's Coming of Age as a Superpower (Hardcover)

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Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America's Coming of Age as a Superpower (Hardcover)

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Politicians of every stripe frequently invoke the Marshall Plan in support of programs aimed at using American wealth to extend the nation's power and influence, solve intractable third-world economic problems, and combat world hunger and disease. Do any of these impassioned advocates understand why the Marshall Plan succeeded where so many subsequent aid plans have not? Historian Nicolaus Mills explores the Marshall Plan in all its dimensions to provide valuable lessons from the past about what America can and cannot do as a superpower.
Nicolaus Mills is a professor of American Studies at Sarah Lawrence College, an editorial board member of Dissent, and a contributor to the "American Prospect," the "New York Times," and the "Los Angeles Times."

Product Details ISBN: 9780470097557
ISBN-10: 0470097558
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 306
Language: English