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The American way of strategy

Author: Michael Lind
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Tracing the history of American foreign policy, this book argues that successive US leaders have understood that the purpose of grand strategy is to ensure not only the physical defence of the people  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lind, Michael, 1962-
American way of strategy.
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)604172416
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lind
ISBN: 9780195308372 0195308379
OCLC Number: 80331272
Description: viii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Defending the American way of life --
The American way of strategy --
Independence, unity, and the American way of life --
Averting a balance of power in North America : power politics and American expansion --
Why the United States fought in World War I --
World War II and the American way of life --
The Cold War --
The cold peace --
U.S. hegemony and the American way of life --
A concert of power --
American strategy in the Asian century --
The American way of military strategy --
The American way of trade --
The world order which we seek.
Responsibility: Michael Lind.
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What the pursuit of hegemony really guarantees, Lind argues most persuasively, is national bankruptcy, an imperial presidency, the erosion of our freedoms and diversion of previous resources...'The Read more...

 
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