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Crucible of power. A history of American foreign relations from 1897

Crucible of power. A history of American foreign relations from 1897

Author: Howard Jones
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
In this updated edition of Crucible of Power, Howard Jones draws on his remarkable breadth as a historian of U.S. foreign relations to produce a distinguished survey of America's growth from an emerging power in the 1890s to its present day position of global preeminence. Comprehensive, tempered, and highly accessible, Jones demonstrates the complexities facing U.S. policy makers and the limitations on their actions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Howard, 1940-
Crucible of power. A history of American foreign relations from 1897.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jones
ISBN: 9780742558250 0742558258 9780742558267 0742558266
OCLC Number: 177058233
Description: xiv, 621 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: U.S. imperialism and the new manifest destiny, 1897-1900 --
Theodore Roosevelt and the search for world order, 1900-1913 --
Woodrow Wilson and missionary diplomacy : prologue to U.S. entry into World War I, 1913-1917 --
World War I and the League of Nations, 1917-1921 --
The independent internationalism of the United States, 1921-1933 --
The coming of World War II, 1933-1939 --
From Europe to Pearl Harbor, 1939-1941 --
Wartime diplomacy and the origins of the Cold War, 1941-1945 --
Cold War and containment in Europe and the Near East, 1945-1950 --
Cold War and containment in East Asia, 1950-1953 --
Containment continued : the Eisenhower years, 1953-1961 --
Containment at the brink : Kennedy and Cuba, 1961-1963 --
Containment in collapse : Johnson and Vietnam, 1963-1969 --
Vietnamization through détente : a new containment, 1969-1977 --
The new world order : Jimmy Carter and the diplomacy of human rights, 1977-1981 --
Cold War II: Reagan and the revival of containment, 1981-1989 --
The end of the Cold War and regional conflicts, 1989-2001 --
President George W. Bush and missionary diplomacy : 9/11, the pre-emptive war with Iraq, and the global war on terrorism, 2001-
Responsibility: Howard Jones.
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This book is a narrative history of America's foreign affairs from 1897 to the present that focuses on the major personalities and events from the William McKinley administration through President  Read more...


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