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Cautious Visionary: Cordell Hull and Trade Reform, 1933-1937 (American Diplomatic History) Hardcover – July 1, 1998


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Career diplomat Butler argues that Cordell Hull's vision of a liberal international economic order shaped American diplomacy in Franklin Roosevelt's first administration. Hull's Wilsonian convictions grew out of horror at World War I, which he blamed on great-power economic rivalry. During the Paris Peace Conference, he stoutly defended Wilson's Point Three, insisting that a liberal trade regime would dampen the impulse to competition and avert a new conflagration. Secretary of State Hull's liberalizing efforts culminated with the passage of the Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act, authorizing the State Department to negotiate bilateral agreements reflecting his philosophy. In a remarkable feat of diplomacy, Hull engineered 20 such agreements by 1939. The act marked a decisive victory for champions of low tariffs and foreshadowed the postwar Bretton Woods system. An insightful look at a capable statesman whose concept of the link between security and economics remains influential; recommended for academic libraries.?James Holmes, Student, Fletcher Sch. of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts Univ., Medford, MA
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Michael A. Butler is Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs at the Embassy of the United States in Oslo, Norway. He holds a Ph.D. in American History from the University of Virginia.

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