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America in the World: The Historiography of US Foreign Relations since 1941 Paperback – January 26, 1996

ISBN-13: 978-0521498074 ISBN-10: 0521498074

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (January 26, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521498074
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521498074
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,880,498 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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..".the volume provides a fascinating snapshot of the state of the field of diplomatic history, which seems like Gaul to be divided into three parts: the good, the bad, and the ugly." Foreign Affairs

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This volume includes state-of-the-art essays and historiographical surveys of American foreign relations since 1941. The essays in part one offer sweeping overviews of the major trends in diplomatic history. Part two features essays that survey the literature on US relations with particular regions or on the foreign policies of presidents.

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The book spans from the US entry into World War 2 till 1995, just after the end of the Cold War. Key topics include the decision by Truman to drop atomic bombs on Japan to the founding of NATO and the declaration of the Truman Doctrine against the Soviet Union.

However, the book is not a linear recital of events. The many distinguished contributors argue over major decisions and events, and the rightness of such decisions. It is not meant as an introductory history text. The narratives are heavily footnoted, as befitting a scholarly assessment.
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