American Age U. S. Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad since 1896

ISBN-10: 0393964760
ISBN-13: 9780393964769
Edition: 2nd 1994
Authors: Walter LaFeber
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Description: In this leading text, Walter LaFeber offers a comprehensive history of American foreign relations from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. His narrative account features several major themes: the connections between U.S. foreign policy and  More...

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List price: $35.90
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

In this leading text, Walter LaFeber offers a comprehensive history of American foreign relations from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. His narrative account features several major themes: the connections between U.S. foreign policy and domestic politics; the impact of American economic development on foreign policy interests; popular culture, particularly film, as a filter for public opinion on American commitments abroad; the roles of public opinion, leadership, and bureaucracy in the formation of policy.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
The Roots of American Foreign Policy (1492-1789)
A Second Struggle for Independence and Union (1789-1815)
The First, the Last: John Quincy Adams and the Monroe Doctrine (1815-1828)
The Amphibious Expansion of a Sixty-Five-Hundred-Thousand- Horsepower Steam Engine (1828-1850)
The Climax of Early U.S. Foreign Policy: The Civil War (1850-1865)
Laying the Foundations for """"Superpowerdom"""" (1865-1896)
Turning Point: The Mckinley Years (1896-1900)
The Search for Opportunity: Rough Riders and Dollar Diplomats (1901-1913)
Wilsonians, Revolutions, and War (1913-1917)
Victors Without Peace (1917-1920)
The Rise and Fall of the American Structure for World Order (1920-1955)
Fdr and the Entry into World War II (1933-1941)
World War Ii: The Rise and Fall of the Grand Alliance (1941-1945)
The Cold War, or the Renewal of U.S.-Russian Rivalry (1945-1949)
The Big Turn: The Era of the Korean War (1949-1952)
The Era of Eisenhower: The Good Old Days (1953-1960)
Jfk and Lbj: From the New Frontier Through the Great Society to Vietnam (1961-1969)
Coming to Terms with History: The Nixon-Kissinger Years (1969-1976)
Back to the Future: The Carter-Reagan Years (1977-1988)
New World Order to World Disorder: Bush and Clinton (1989-1993)
U.S. Presidents and Secretaries of State
General Bibliography
Acknowledgments for the First Edition
Photo Credits
Index

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