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As a former student of American Diplomatic History, I found Mead's book quite interesting, especially his effective classification of the four groups. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Had to purchase this for a grad school course and initially dreaded having to read yet another lengthy book; however, I was pleasantly surprised by how easy the book is to read, as... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Chris
A clear and easily digestible analysis of American foreign policy tendencies as they've evolved over the centuries.Published 10 months ago by David B
Walter Russell Mead tells the story of American foreign policy, which was much more active in our early history than we usually think.Published 18 months ago by Gary A. Glynn
Really made me rethink my perspective on US foreign policy. I had fallen for the myth that (in brief) the US was either isolationist or trying to take on the world. Read morePublished on June 12, 2013 by Dad 2 a wee nipper
This is a very interesting book with a unique perspective in understanding American foreign policy and American political culture in general. Read morePublished on May 6, 2013 by Anthony
Having recently 'discovered' WRM and his blog, I became interested in this book. I haven't read much of it; but I find his basic premise more than interesting...Published on November 26, 2012 by Willenergy
I first read Walter Russell Mead's Special Providence soon after it was published in 2001, just months prior to 9/11. Read morePublished on April 23, 2012 by Leonard J. Wilson
I think better cases may be made for what motivates the Hamiltonian view, and I would say that that the Wilsonian view is less beneficent than it claims to be, but the illumination... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Peter Buxton