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Hard Line : The Republican Party and U.S. Foreign Policy since World War II

By: Dueck, Colin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (397 p.).ISBN: 9781400836758.Subject(s): Conservatism -- United States | Nationalism -- United States | Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Presidents -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 21st century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- | United States -- Foreign relations -- Philosophy | United States -- Foreign relations administrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hard Line : The Republican Party and U.S. Foreign Policy since World War IIDDC classification: 327.73009/04 LOC classification: E840 .D84 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Content; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Conservative Traditions in U.S. Foreign Policy; Chapter One: Republicans, Conservatives, and U.S. Foreign Policy; Chapter Two: Robert TaftTh e Conservative as Anti- Interventionist; Chapter Three: Dwight EisenhowerTh e Conservative as Balancer; Chapter Four: Barry GoldwaterTh e Conservative as Hawk; Chapter Five: Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger; Chapter Six: Ronald Reagan; Chapter Seven: George H. W. BushTh e Conservative as Realist; Chapter Eight: George W. BushTh e Nationalist as Interventionist
Conclusion: Republicans and U.S. Foreign Policy in theAge of ObamaNotes; Index
Summary: Hard Line traces the history of Republican Party foreign policy since World War II by focusing on the conservative leaders who shaped it. Colin Dueck closely examines the political careers and foreign-policy legacies of Robert Taft, Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush. He shows how Republicans shifted away from isolationism in the years leading up to World War II and oscillated between realism and idealism during and after the cold war. Yet despite these changes, Dueck argues, conservative foreign po
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Content; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Conservative Traditions in U.S. Foreign Policy; Chapter One: Republicans, Conservatives, and U.S. Foreign Policy; Chapter Two: Robert TaftTh e Conservative as Anti- Interventionist; Chapter Three: Dwight EisenhowerTh e Conservative as Balancer; Chapter Four: Barry GoldwaterTh e Conservative as Hawk; Chapter Five: Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger; Chapter Six: Ronald Reagan; Chapter Seven: George H. W. BushTh e Conservative as Realist; Chapter Eight: George W. BushTh e Nationalist as Interventionist

Conclusion: Republicans and U.S. Foreign Policy in theAge of ObamaNotes; Index

Hard Line traces the history of Republican Party foreign policy since World War II by focusing on the conservative leaders who shaped it. Colin Dueck closely examines the political careers and foreign-policy legacies of Robert Taft, Dwight Eisenhower, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush. He shows how Republicans shifted away from isolationism in the years leading up to World War II and oscillated between realism and idealism during and after the cold war. Yet despite these changes, Dueck argues, conservative foreign po

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Colin Dueck is associate professor of public and international affairs at George Mason University. He is the author of Reluctant Crusaders: Power, Culture, and Change in American Grand Strategy (Princeton).

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