Book Discussion on The Ideas that Conquered the World

Professor Mandelbaum talked about his book The Ideas that Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first… read more

Professor Mandelbaum talked about his book The Ideas that Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century, published by PublicAffairs. In the book, the author analyzes what he believes to be the predominant global ideas in the era after the Cold War. Mr. Mandelbaum cites Woodrow Wilson’s Liberalism as the foundation on which these global ideals will exist. This notion called for a three-pronged approach, consisting of free market systems, the acknowledgement of democracy as the most effective government set-up, and a desire for peaceful co-existence among all nations. After his presentation, Mr. Klurfeld commented on the book. Then the author answered questions from members of the audience. Mr. Litwak moderated the event. close

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  • Michael Mandelbaum Professor Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->American Foreign Policy Program
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Book Discussion on The Ideas that Conquered the World

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174939-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2003
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 2003

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  • Feb 16, 2003 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2003 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2003 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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