The Myth of America's Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

The Myth of America's Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

Josef Joffe


“A bracing and clever reminder that, for all its woes, the United States continues to be terribly dynamic, cutting edge, and resilient.”―Fareed Zakaria

Hailed by means of the Wall highway Journal as the most effective books of 2013, The fantasy of America’s Decline is a hugely provocative examine how the U.S., for all its failings, remains to be the prime company, political, and highbrow version for all different international locations. In a global the place the United States bashers continually chuckle that the USA is in decline, Josef Joffe, utilizing energetic old examples and empirical financial types, demonstrates that those doomsday contentions are mistaken, and that America―even compared to a resurgent China―is the land the place the long run is being born. 32 illustrations

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