Paths to Power: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations to 1941

Paths to Power: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations to 1941

by Michael J. Hogan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521662877

ISBN-13: 9780521662871

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

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

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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:
9780521662871
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

The Authors
Preface & Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2New Directions in the Study of Early American Foreign Relations8
3The Great American Desert Revisited: Recent Literature and Prospects for the Study of American Foreign Relations, 1815-186144
4Coming to Terms with Empire: The Historiography of Late Nineteenth-Century American Foreign Relations79
5Symbiosis versus Hegemony: New Directions in the Foreign Relations Historiography of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft117
6The Reclamation of Woodrow Wilson?148
7Reaching for the Brass Ring: The Recent Historiography of Interwar American Foreign Relations176
8The United States and the European War, 1939-1941: A Historiographical Review224
9The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific: Synthesis Impossible?268
Index297

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