Challenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth Century by B. SewellChallenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth Century by B. Sewell

Challenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth Century

byB. SewellEditorS. Lucas

Hardcover | October 26, 2011

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Some categorisations of US power have long governed analyses of American foreign policy - concepts such as 'empire', 'decline', 'superpower', 'the Cold War' and 'the War on Terror' - and have led to a distortion that sees US policy measured by broad labels, rather than on its own terms. This fresh new approach seeks to challenge these terms.
JOHN CARLOS ROWE Professor of the Humanities, University of Southern California, USA FRANK COSTIGLIOLA Professor in History, the University of Connecticut, USA ANNA HARTNELL Lecturer in Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck, University of London, UK ANDREW JOHNSTONE Lecturer in American History, the University of Leicester, UK PAUL KRAMER ...
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Title:Challenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:October 26, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230249892

ISBN - 13:9780230249899

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Introduction; B.Sewell & S.Lucas PART I: AMERICA POWER AND THE WORLD Reflex Actions: Colonialism, Corruption and the Politics of Technocracy in the Early 20th Century United States; P.Kramer Ambassador W. Averell Harriman and the Shift in U.S. Policy toward Moscow after Roosevelt's Death; F.Costigliola The Kennan Diaries; D.Milne Ideology, Race, and Nonalignment in U.S. Cold War Foreign Relations: Or, How the Cold War Racialized Neutralism without Neutralizing Race; J.Parker America's Great Game: The CIA and the Middle East, 1947-67; H.Wilford The Perfect and Sustainable Road to Economic Development?: The Eisenhower Administration and Latin America; B.Sewell The Defeat of Ernest Lefever's Nomination: Keeping Human Rights on the United States Foreign Policy Agenda; S.Snyder PART II: CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES: POWER AND INTERVENTION Areas of Concern: Area Studies and the New American Studies; J.C. Rowe Libertas or Fri? On US Liberty, Decline, Freedom and Pluralism; D.Ryan The United States and the United Nations: Hegemony, Unilateralism and the Limits of Internationalism; A.Johnstone The US War in Iraq: Confronting the Vietnam Analogy; A.Priest Domesticating Katrina: Eliding the International Coordinates of a 'Natural' Disaster; A.Hartnell From Ends to Means: American Foreign Policy and Women's Rights; H.Laville Conclusion; S.Lucas Index