America in the World: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations since 1941 / Edition 2

America in the World: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations since 1941 / Edition 2

by Frank Costigliola, Michael J. Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521172462

ISBN-13: 9780521172462

Pub. Date: 01/31/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume includes historiographical surveys of American foreign relations since 1941 by some of the country's leading historians. Some of the essays offer sweeping overviews of the major trends in the field of foreign/international relations history. Others survey the literature on US relations with particular regions of the world or on the foreign policies of

Overview

This volume includes historiographical surveys of American foreign relations since 1941 by some of the country's leading historians. Some of the essays offer sweeping overviews of the major trends in the field of foreign/international relations history. Others survey the literature on US relations with particular regions of the world or on the foreign policies of presidential administrations. The result is a comprehensive assessment of the historical literature on US foreign policy that highlights recent developments in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521172462
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2014
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Frank Costigliola and Michael J. Hogan; 2. The Charlie Maier scare and the historiography of American foreign relations, 1959–80 Mark Philip Bradley; 3. Chaps having flaps: the historiography of US foreign relations, 1980–95 Andrew J. Rotter; 4. Still contested and colonized ground: post-Cold War interpretations of US foreign relations during World War II Mark A. Stoler; 5. Recent literature on Truman's atomic bomb decision: the triumph of the middle ground? J. Samuel Walker; 6. The Cold War Curt Cardwell; 7. Cold War presidents: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon Stephen G. Rabe; 8. The war that never ends: historians and the Vietnam war Robert K. Brigham; 9. Trends in the literature on US-Latin American relations Mark T. Gilderhus and Michael E. Neagle; 10. Impatient crusaders: the making of America's informal empire in the Middle East Douglas A. Little; 11. Explaining the rise to global power: US policy toward Asia and Africa since 1941 Mark Atwood Lawrence; 12. Bringing the non-state back in: human rights and Terrorism since 1945 Brad Simpson; 13. Technology and the environment in the global economy Jonathan Reed Winkler; 14. US mass consumerism in transnational perspective Emily S. Rosenberg; 15. A worldly tale: global influences on the historiography of US foreign relations Thomas 'Tim' Borstelmann.

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