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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bradford Perkins; Walter LaFeber; Akira Iriye; Warren I Cohen
|Description:||XII, 240 S. : Kt.|
|Contents:||Part I. The Age of European Domination: 1. The rise of the west; 2. The emergence of modern states; Part II. The Great War and American Neutrality: 3. The American question in Europe; 4. American interests and visions; 5. America in Asia and Latin America; Part III. The United States In War: 6. America goes to war; 7. War as a crusade; 8. Wilson and Lenin; Part IV. The Versailles Peace: 1. The new peace; 9. The economics of the new peace; 10. Wilsonianism confirmed - and betrayed; Part V. The 1920s: The Security Aspect: 11. Disarmament; 12. Peace in Europe and Asia - and elsewhere; 13. Coping with revolutionary nationalism; Part VI. The 1920s: The Economic Aspect: 14. The diplomacy of the dollar; 15. Business civilisation; Part VII. The 1920s: The Cultural Aspect: 16. Peace as an ideology; 17. Peace through cultural exchange; 18. The Americanisation of the world; Part VIII. The Collapse of International Order: 19. The world economy in disarray; 20. Japan's challenge to world order; 21. Liberalism under attack; Part IX. Totalitarianism and the Survival of Democracy: 22. Totalitarianism and war; 23. The democracies and war; 24. The isolationist impulse; Part X. The Emergence of Geopolitics: 25. Wars in Asia and Europe; 26. America re-enters the international arena; 27. The growth of geopolitical-mindedness; Part XI. The Road to Pearl Harbor: 28. The European war and US neutrality; 29. The axis vs the democracies; 30. Japan attacks the United States; Part XII. The Global Conflict: 31. The diplomacy of war; 32. The new internationalism; 33. Toward a postwar world; 34. Conclusion; Notes.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge history of American foreign relations, 3.|
"Akira Iriye's Globalizing of America is a splendid survey of a complicated period. In masterful fashion, it explains how the United States became a dominant power in Europe and in Asia. It is