Overwrought Empire

Engelhardt, Tom
http://www.countercurrents.org/engelhardt091012.htm

Publisher:  Counter Currents
Date Written:  09/10/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14591

Americans lived in a “victory culture” for much of the twentieth century. You could say that they experienced an almost 75-year stretch of triumphalism -- think of it as the real “American Century” -- from World War I to the end of the Cold War, with time off for a destructive stalemate in Korea and a defeat in Vietnam too shocking to absorb or shake off.

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