The History of American Foreign Policy from 1895
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The History of American Foreign Policy from 1895

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This important text offers a clear, concise and affordable narrative and analytical history of American foreign policy since the Spanish-American War. The book narrates events and policies but goes further to emphasize the international setting and constraints within which American policy-makers had to operate, the domestic pressures on those policy-makers, and the ideologies, preferences, and personal idiosyncrasies of the leaders themselves.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 27.94mm | 998g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 4th New edition
  • illustrations; 15 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765633507
  • 9780765633507
  • 1,643,756

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Table of contents

List of Maps


Preface


1. The Spanish-American War and the Decision for Empire


2. The Surge into Asia: Empire in the Philippines and the Open Door in China


3. The Surge into Latin America: Varieties of American Empire


4. Europe, America, and World War I


5. The United States and the Peace of Versailles


6. U.S. Foreign Policy Between the World Wars


7. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Coming of World War II


8. The Diplomacy of World War II and the Seeds of the Cold War


9. Harry Truman and the Onset of the Cold War


10. The New Look of Dwight D. Eisenhower


11. John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and the Strategy of Flexible Response


12. The Vietnam War


13. Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: Manipulating the Balance of Power


14. Time Bombs in the Middle East


15. Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the Demise of Detente, 1976-1984


16. The End of the Cold War


17. American Foreign Policy in the Aftermath of the Cold War


18. 9/11


19. Barack Obama and the Post-9/11 World


Index


About the Author
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