U.s. Diplomacy Since 1900

Paperback | December 11, 2007

byRobert D. Schulzinger

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U.S. Diplomacy Since 1900 has long been admired as the most comprehensive and accessible survey available. Now in its sixth edition, the book traces the major events in the history of U.S. foreign relations, from the Spanish-American War to the present. Schulzinger explains how U.S. foreignpolicy is made and discusses public ideas about foreign relations. The engaging narrative places U.S. foreign relations in the context of the growing interdependence and globalization of international affairs. The text has been thoroughly updated to cover U.S. diplomacy post-9/11, including a discussion of whether or not the U.S. is an empire. This sixth edition also features new one-page profiles of significant or illustrative people, places, events or innovations that highlight themes of the chapters,and a short glossary of terms used in international affairs. In this text, students will find the most recent scholarship, much of which has been informed by insights from related disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. Distinguished by its combination of narrative and analysis and by itsin-depth explanations of how and why policy is made, the sixth edition of U.S. Diplomacy Since 1900 is an invaluable resource for students of diplomatic history, foreign relations, and political science.

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U.S. Diplomacy Since 1900 has long been admired as the most comprehensive and accessible survey available. Now in its sixth edition, the book traces the major events in the history of U.S. foreign relations, from the Spanish-American War to the present. Schulzinger explains how U.S. foreignpolicy is made and discusses public ideas abou...

Robert D. Schulzinger is a College of Arts and Sciences Professor of Distinction of History and International Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is author of A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War (OUP, 2006); A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975 (OUP, 1998); Henry Kissinger: Doctor of Di...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.79 inPublished:December 11, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195320492

ISBN - 13:9780195320497

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Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter One: The Setting of U.S. Foreign PolicyChapter Two: The United States as a World Power, 1898-1908Chapter Three: The Diplomacy of the Dollar, 1909-1920Chapter Four: The United States in the Great War, 1914-1920Chapter Five: An Era of Conservative Internationalism, 1921-1929Chapter Six: The Diplomacy of Depression, 1930-1939Chapter Seven: The Politics of Coalition Warfare, 1939-1945Chapter Eight: The Early Cold War, 1945-1952Chapter Nine: Eisenhower's New Look, 1953-1960Chapter Ten: Cold War Dangers, 1961-1968Chapter Eleven: The Rise and Fall of Detente, 1969-1976Chapter Twelve: A Respite and a Renewal of the Cold War, 1977-1980Chapter Thirteen: The End of the Cold War, 1981-1992Chapter Fourteen: The Mixed Blessings of Globalization, 1993-2000Chapter Fifteen: Global Disorders in the Twenty-First CenturySelected Bibliography

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"U.S. Diplomacy Since 1900 is fresh and it makes my students think; it has increased class discussion exponentially."--Claude Hargrove, Fayetteville State University