International History Series: Scandinavia and the United States / Edition 1by Gale
Pub. Date: 04/16/1997
Publisher: Gale Group
International History Series Series Editor: Akira Iriye The books in this series critically assess United States relations since 1945 with major countries and regions of the world. Each volume is an authoritative, readable account by a preeminent historian and contains: a concise chronology of major events background on pre-1945 history details on the development and impact of US foreign policyexplication of themes in postwar international relations insights into the effects of US policy on people and institutions worldwide illustrations, bibliographic essay, and index. This comprehensive and highly readable account places U.S. relations with Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden into the larger framework of the history of international relations. While tracing the course of Scandinavian-U.S. diplomacy throughout the cold war, Jussi Hanhimaki explores the intellectual conflict between two views of a good society : a highly privatized U.S. socioeconomic system on the one hand, and a well developed Scandinavian welfare society on the other.
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