The Boer War in American Politics and Diplomacy by Richard B. MulanaxThe Boer War in American Politics and Diplomacy by Richard B. Mulanax

The Boer War in American Politics and Diplomacy

byRichard B. Mulanax

Hardcover | March 15, 1994

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This book describes how the Boer War became a domestic political issue in the 1900 election campaign and how this affected American diplomacy. It continues by demonstrating the critical role of the American government's Boer War policy in furthering rapprochement between the United States and Britain. Contents: American Diplomacy at the End of the 19th Century; The British in South Africa; The Diplomatic Setting; Britain Against the World; America Needs a Friend; Britain Needs a Friend; Public Opinion; The Boer War in American Politics; Boer Diplomacy in America; America's Distresses; Britain's Distresses; The Boer War in American Diplomacy; Bibliography; Index.
Richard B. Mulanax is Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at the University of West Florida and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Government at Troy State University.
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Title:The Boer War in American Politics and DiplomacyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.76 × 5.64 × 0.71 inPublished:March 15, 1994Publisher:UPA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0819193569

ISBN - 13:9780819193568

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The book does rightly emphasize that 'there is no evidence that concern for future American investment motivated the administration in its South African policy' and that economic considerations, such as trade, have been exaggerated by 'economic determinists' when writing about this war.