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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • World politics -- 1945-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Statementby J. William Fulbright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE744 .F886
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536974M
LC Control Number67013859
OCLC/WorldCa323470

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His new book, The Arrogance of Power, is remarkable because it transforms mere criticism into bitter condemnation. It portends, or perhaps already speaks, the alienation of a great many thoughtful citizens from their government From disagreement with the national policy, the Senator has escalated to an indictment of the national /5(20). The Arrogance of Power Purposes Fallacies Ad misercordiam To persuade members of the Senate that the United States was entering into a misguided and avoidable war (Nelson, 1). To voice concerns to convince the audience to call off the invasion of Iraq. - Buy Arrogance of Power book online at best prices in india on Read Arrogance of Power book reviews & author details and more /5(20). The author defines Arrogance of Power as "a psychological need that nations seem to have in order to prove that they are bigger, better, or stronger than other nations" and "the tendency of great nations to equate power with virtue and major responsibilities with a universal mission."/5(22).

The Arrogance of Power shows how the actions of one tormented man influenced 50 years of American history, in ways still reverberating today. “Summers has done an enormous service The inescapable conclusion, well body-guarded by meticulous research and footnotes, is that in the Nixon era the United States was in essence a ‘rogue state.’.   The Arrogance of Power shows how the actions of one tormented man influenced 50 years of American history, in ways still reverberating today. “Summers has done an enormous service The inescapable conclusion, well body-guarded by meticulous research and footnotes, is that in the Nixon era the United States was in essence a ‘rogue state.’/5(13).   His new book, The Arrogance of Power, is remarkable because it transforms mere criticism into bitter condemnation. It portends, or perhaps already speaks, the alienation of a great many 4/5(1).   On The Arrogance of Power: “Power tends to confuse itself with virtue and a great nation is particularly susceptible to the idea that its power is a sign of God’s favor, conferring upon it a special responsibility for other nations–to make them richer and happier and wiser, to remake them, that is, in its own shining image.