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A William Appleman Williams reader : selections from his major historical writings

Author: William Appleman Williams; Henry W Berger
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, [1992] ©1992
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When he died in 1990, William Appleman Williams was arguably the most influential and controversial of a generation of historians that came of age after World War II. Williams's revisionist writings, especially those dealing with American diplomatic history and the cold war, forced historians and other thinkers and policymakers to abandon old cliche's and confront disturbing questions about America's behavior in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Williams, William Appleman.
William Appleman Williams reader
(DLC) 92017013
(OCoLC)25873893
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Appleman Williams; Henry W Berger
ISBN: 9781461703563 1461703565
OCLC Number: 859155249
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (415 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The birth of containment --
A second look at Mr. X --
The legend of isolationism in the 1920's --
The frontier thesis and American foreign policy --
Charles Austin Beard : the intellectual as Tory-Radical --
Imperial anticolonialism --
The nightmare of depression and the vision of omnipotence --
The wisdom of an open door for revolutions --
The age of mercantilism, 1740-1828 --
The age of laissez nous faire, 1819-1896 --
The age of corporation capitalism, 1882- --
The central utility of Marx --
A survey of the territory --
What this country needs ... --
Confessions of an intransigent revisionist --
Let us make our own future with the help of the past --
The empire at bay --
Thoughts on the comparative uses of power --
The Annapolis crowd.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction and notes by Henry W. Berger.

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Containing twenty-one selections from William's major historical writings, this book offers arguments of the influential and controversial American historian of his generation.  Read more...

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