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Rise to globalism : American foreign policy since 1938

Author: Stephen E Ambrose; Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 8th rev. edView all editions and formats
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Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this eighth revised edition of "Rise to Globalism" now in paperback offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present. Ambrose also wrote bestsellers "Undaunted Courage" and "D-Day."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose; Douglas Brinkley
ISBN: 0140268316 9780140268317
OCLC Number: 37509033
Description: xiv, 464 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: The twisting path to war --
The war in Europe --
The war in Asia --
The beginnings of the Cold War --
The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan --
Containment tested --
Korea --
Eisenhower, Dulles, and the irreconcilable conflict --
From Hungary to Suez to Cuba --
Kennedy and the new frontiers --
Vietnam : paying the cost of containment --
Nixon, détente, and the debacle in Vietnam --
America in the Middle East and Africa --
Carter and human rights --
Reagan and the evil empire --
The end of the Cold War --
Bush and the Gulf War --
Clinton and democratic enlargement.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Ambrose and Douglas G. Brinkley.

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