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Reluctant crusaders : power, culture, and change in American grand strategy

Author: Colin Dueck
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Reluctant Crusaders, Colin Dueck examines patterns of change and continuity in American foreign policy strategy by looking at four major turning points: the periods following World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He shows how American cultural assumptions regarding liberal foreign policy goals, together with international pressures, have acted to push and pull U.S. policy in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dueck, Colin, 1969-
Reluctant crusaders.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005051470
(OCoLC)61109587
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Dueck
ISBN: 9781400827220 1400827221 9786612086816 6612086815 1282086812 9781282086814
OCLC Number: 329645079
Language Note: English.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2007
Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2007
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Change and Continuity in American Grand Strategy; CHAPTER ONE: Power, Culture, and Grand Strategy; CHAPTER TWO: Strategic Culture and Strategic Adjustment in the United States; CHAPTER THREE: The Lost Alliance: Ideas and Alternatives in American Grand Strategy, 1918-1921; CHAPTER FOUR: Conceiving Containment: Ideas and Alternatives in American Grand Strategy, 1945-1951; CHAPTER FIVE: Hegemony on the Cheap: Ideas and Alternatives in American Grand Strategy, 1992-2000; CONCLUSION: The American Strategic Dilemma; Notes; Index.
Other Titles: Power, culture, and change in American grand strategy
Responsibility: Colin Dueck.
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