Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Volume I: To 1920

Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Volume I: To 1920

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, this reader uses a carefully selected group of primary sources and analytical essays to allow students to test the interpretations of distinguished historians and draw their own conclusions about the history of American foreign policy. This text serves as an effective educational tool for courses on U.S. foreign policy, recent U.S. history, or 20th Century U.S. history. The Seventh Edition introduces new studies on Americaa€™s early foreign relations which seek to position the nationa€™s post 9-11 attitudes and behaviors within historical context. Some of the new literature spotlights cultural relations, and the ways in which culturally constructed attitudes about class, gender, race, and national identity have shaped Americana€™s perceptions of the world and subsequently its overseas relationships. In this volume, almost one-half of the essays are new, including selections by Michael L. Krenn, Walter A. Hixson, Robert Kagan, John Lamberton Harper, Marie-Jeanne Rossignol, Joseph J. Ellis, John E. Lewis Jr., Piero Gleijeses, Stuart Banner, McCabe Keliher, Michael H. Hunt, Kristin L. Hoganson, Paul A. Kramer, Stanley Karnow, Robert W. Tucker, and Erez Manela. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.ESSAYS In the first essay, James E. Lewis Jr. of Kalamazoo College portrays the Monroe Doctrine as a defensive initiative. The Monroe administrationa#39;s recognition of the newly established Latin American states in early 1822 had arisen fromanbsp;...

Title:Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Volume I: To 1920
Author:Dennis Merrill, Thomas Paterson
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2009-09-10


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