Paths to Power: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations to 1941 / Edition 1

Paths to Power: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations to 1941 / Edition 1

by Michael J. Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521664136

ISBN-13: 9780521664134

Pub. Date: 11/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Paths to Power reviews the literature on American diplomacy in the early Republic and in the age of Manifest Destiny, on American imperialism in the late nineteenth century and in the age of Roosevelt and Taft, on war and peace in the Wilsonian era, on foreign policy in the Republican ascendency of the 1920s, and on the origins of World War II in Europe and the

Overview

Paths to Power reviews the literature on American diplomacy in the early Republic and in the age of Manifest Destiny, on American imperialism in the late nineteenth century and in the age of Roosevelt and Taft, on war and peace in the Wilsonian era, on foreign policy in the Republican ascendency of the 1920s, and on the origins of World War II in Europe and the Pacific. The result is a comprehensive assessment of the current literature that serves as a useful primer for students and scholars of American foreign relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521664134
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. The historiography of pre-1941 American foreign relations: an introduction Michael J. Hogan; 2. New directions in the study of early American foreign relations William Earl Weeks; 3. The great American desert revisited: recent literature and prospects for the study of American foreign relations Kinley Brauer; 4. Coming to terms with Empire: the historiography of late-nineteenth century American foreign relations Edward P. Crapol; 5. Symbiosis versus hegemony: new directions in the foreign relations historiography of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft Richard H. Collin; 6. The historiography of Wilsonian democracy David Steigerwald; 7. Reaching for the brass ring: the recent historiography of interwar American foreign relations Brian McKercher; 8. US policy and the European War, 1939–1941 Justus D. Doenecke; 9. The origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific: synthesis impossible? Michael A. Barnhart.

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