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The Cambridge history of American foreign relations

Author: Bradford Perkins; Walter LaFeber; Akira Iriye; Warren I Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
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This is an elegant and concise history of American foreign relations during the Cold War era, based on the most recent American, Chinese, and Soviet literature, written from a post-Cold War perspective. All of the major foreign policy issues, including the origins of the Soviet-American conflict; the extension of the confrontation to Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere on the periphery; wars in Korea and Vietnam;  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bradford Perkins; Walter LaFeber; Akira Iriye; Warren I Cohen
ISBN: 0521382092 9780521382090 0521381851 9780521381857 0521382068 9780521382069 0521381932 9780521381932
OCLC Number: 27108570
Description: 4 volumes : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The creation of a republican empire, 1776-1865 / Bradford Perkins --
v. 2. The American search for opportunity, 1865-1913 / Walter LaFeber --
v. 3. The globalizing of America, 1913-1945 / Akira Iriye --
v. 4. America in the age of Soviet power, 1945-1991 / Warren I. Cohen.
Other Titles: History of American foreign relations.
American foreign relations.
Responsibility: Warren I. Cohen, editor.
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Traces American foreign relations from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War, paying particular attention to the origins and development of American thought regarding international relations.  Read more...

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