Modern American Diplomacy / Edition 1

Modern American Diplomacy / Edition 1

by George C. Herring
     
 

ISBN-10: 0842025553

ISBN-13: 9780842025553

Pub. Date: 09/28/1995

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

SR Books is proud to make available the revised and enlarged edition of the classic text Modern American Diplomacy, first published in 1986. The editors have thoroughly updated this important work to reflect the advances in scholarship. In addition, three entirely new chapters have been added: 'Containment and American Foreign Policy, 1945-1963,' by Mark H.

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SR Books is proud to make available the revised and enlarged edition of the classic text Modern American Diplomacy, first published in 1986. The editors have thoroughly updated this important work to reflect the advances in scholarship. In addition, three entirely new chapters have been added: 'Containment and American Foreign Policy, 1945-1963,' by Mark H. Lytle, Bard College; 'The Cold War in Asia,' by Marc Gallicchio, Villanova University; and 'Nuclear Weapons and U.S. Cold War Diplomacy,' by Walter L. Hixson, University of Akron.

Designed as a text for 20th-century U.S. diplomacy or international relations courses, the 13 essays in Modern American Diplomacy examine the successes and failures that led to America's global dominance. The contributors, all specialists in the topics about which they write, bring clarity and insight to the events that have conditioned Washington's policies. Issues covered include U.S. positions on the Middle East, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780842025553
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
293
Sales rank:
1,102,979
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised and Enlarged Edition
Introduction: The Course of American Diplomacy
In Search of an Orderly World: U.S. Imperialism, 1898-19121
Woodrow Wilson and U.S. Intervention in World War I25
The United States and the Versailles Peace Settlement41
American Diplomacy in the 1920s61
The Diplomacy of the Depression81
The United States Enters World War II101
World War II and the Coming of the Cold War117
Containment and American Foreign Policy, 1945-1963137
The Cold War in Asia161
Nuclear Weapons and Cold War Diplomacy187
The Vietnam War205
Latin America in the Cold War and After223
The Middle East, Oil, and the Third World243
Afterword: Facing a New World Order267
Index277
About the Contributors291

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