Challenging 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

EditorB. Sewell, S. Lucas

Hardcover | October 26, 2011

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Some categorizations 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.

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BEVAN SEWELL is a Lecturer in American History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has published articles in Diplomatic History, The English Historical Review, and Intelligence and National Security, and is currently working on a book on US development policy in Latin America.SCOTT LUCAS is Professor of American Studies at the Uni...
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Title:Challenging US Foreign Policy: America and the World in the Long Twentieth CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:October 26, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230249892

ISBN - 13:9780230249899

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors
Introduction; B.Sewell&S.Lucas
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
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