ISBN-10:
0521232414
ISBN-13:
9780521232418
Pub. Date:
02/27/1981
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Diplomacy of Ideas: U.S. Foreign Policy and Cultural Relations, 1938-1950

The Diplomacy of Ideas: U.S. Foreign Policy and Cultural Relations, 1938-1950

by Frank A. Ninkovich

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Overview

An interpretive history of the uses of cultural relations in U.S. foreign policy. Analyzes the links between fundamental foreign policy outlooks and American institutional structures. Shows how the U.S. made the transition from foreign policy passivity in the 1930s to global activism in the 1950s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521232418
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/27/1981
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Philanthropic origins of cultural policy; 2. Wartime departures from tradition; 3. Planning the liberal ecumene; 4. The failure of internationalism; 5. The politics of institutionalization; 6. The transformation of cultural internationalism; Conclusion: freedom, ideology, and culture; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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