American foreign policy since World War II (Book, 2013) []
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American foreign policy since World War II

American foreign policy since World War II

Author: Steven W Hook; John W Spanier
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Sage, ©2013.
Series: Political Science
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

The classic text on American foreign policy, Hook and Spanier's book has long set the standard in guiding students through the complexities of the field. Giving students the historical context they  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven W Hook; John W Spanier
ISBN: 9781452226712 1452226717
OCLC Number: 1010556217
Description: XXIII, 423 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: ContentsMaps, Tables, Figures, and BoxesPreface1. The American Approach to Foreign PolicyI. THE COLD WAR2. From World War to Cold War3. Containment: From Theory to Practice4. North-South Tensions and the Vietnam War5. Detente and World-Order Politics6. The Revival of Superpower Confrontation7. The End of the Cold WarII. THE NEW WORLD 'DISORDER'8. America's 'Unipolar Moment'9. Old Tensions in a New Order10. The Shifting European Landscape11. America under Fire12. Hot Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq13. A World of Trouble14. The Balance of Power in FluxAppendix A: U.S. Administrations since World War IIAppendix B: Chronology of Significant EventsAppendix C: Select BibliographyAppendix D: Select Web SitesAppendix E: Select Blogs on American Foreign PolicyIndexPhoto CreditsAbout the Authors
Series Title: Political Science
Responsibility: Steven W. Hook, John Spanier.


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