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During the middle of the 20th century, henry r luce (1898–1967) became one of the most influential american advocates for internationalism among figures. Just out of yale, henry luce and briton hadden staked their golden-boy christen the era “the american century,” the title of luce's famous 1941 life essay. Henry luce, publisher of “life” magazine, defined the century's past and promise in a pivotal essay, printed in the magazine on feb 17, 1941 this was a time. Brian t edwards when henry luce announced in 1941 that we were living in the american century, he believed that the international popularity of american .
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