Humanities || History
US Foreign Policy Since 1945
Author: Alan Dobson, Steve Marsh
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0-203-13934-8
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-13934-9
No of pages : 176
eBook Price : $24.95
Originally Published : 7 Sep 2000
An essential and concise introduction to postwar US foreign policy. This book explores the key questions of who makes policy, why, in what style or tradition, under what kinds of democratic controls and in what kind of international environment.
US Foreign Policy Since 1945 provides challenging and thought-provoking analysis of the crucial issues, including:
* Presidential war powers
* realism and idealism
* the Cuban missile crisis
* Vietnam, Panama, Yugoslavia and Kosovo
* the New World Order
* US interventionism and exit strategies.
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Table of contents : 1. Us foreign policy: evolution, formulation and execution; 2. The US and the Cold War: explanation and early containment, 1945-61; 3. Superpower collaboration and confrontation: US containment policy, 1961-91; 4. Economic statecraft; 5. The US and Europe, 1950-89: beware your allies?; 6. Hegemony and the Western Hemisphere; 7. The US and Asia, 1945-89; 8. The US, Africa and the Middle East, 1945-89; 9. The US and the post-Cold War disorder; 10. Contemporary challenges