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American foreign policy : studies in intellectual history

Author: Jean-François Drolet; James Dunkerley
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a nuanced and multifaceted collection of essays covering a wide range of concerns, concepts, presidential doctrines, and rationalities of government thought to have marked America's engagement with the world during this period. The collection is organised chronologically and looks at the work of intellectuals who have written both in support and critically about US foreign policy in various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Drolet; James Dunkerley
ISBN: 9781526116505 1526116502
OCLC Number: 1016952334
Description: xii, 198 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: Thinking about America in the world over the longer run / James Dunkerley. - The strange career of nation-building as a concept in US foreign policy / Jeremi Suri. - Race, utopia, perpetual peace: Andrew Carnegie's dreamworld / Duncan Bell. - Carl Schmitt and the American century / Jean-François Drolet. - Realist exceptionalism: philosophy, politics, and foreign policy in America's 'second modernity' / Vibeke Schou Tjalve and Michael C. Williams. - The social and political construction of the Cold War / Tracy B. Strong. - Chaotic epic: Samuel Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order revisited / James Dunkerley. - Paul Wolfowitz and the promise of American power, 1969-2001 / David Milne.
Responsibility: edited by Jean-François Drolet and James Dunkerley.

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This book brings together international relations scholars, political theorists and historians to reflect on the intellectual history of American foreign policy since the late nineteenth century. -- .

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