Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938 / Edition 8

Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938 / Edition 8

by Stephen E. Ambrose
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900140268316
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
464

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Introduction
1The Twisting Path to War1
2The War in Europe15
3The War in Asia35
4The Beginnings of the Cold War52
5The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan75
6Containment Tested95
7Korea114
8Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Irreconcilable Conflict127
9From Hungary and Suez to Cuba151
10Kennedy and the New Frontiers171
11Vietnam: Paying the Cost of Containment190
12Nixon, Detente, and the Debacle in Vietnam224
13America in the Middle East and Africa254
14Carter and Human Rights181
15Reagan and the Evil Empire303
16The End of the Cold War352
17Bush and the Gulf War381
18Clinton and Democratic Enlargement398
Suggestions for Further Reading429
Index444

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