America in the World : A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on Terror
By: Engel, Jeffrey A.
Contributor(s): Lawrence, Mark Atwood | Preston, Andrew.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.America in the World: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (417 p.).ISBN: 9781400851454.Subject(s): United States -- Foreign public opinion -- History -- Sources | United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century -- Sources | United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century -- Sources | United States -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Sources | United States -- History, Military -- 21st century -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: America in the World : A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on TerrorDDC classification: 327.7300904 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Long American Century; 1 Motives of Expansion; 2 Imperial America: War with Spain and the Philippines; 3 Varieties of Empire; 4 The Rise and Fall of Wilsonianism; 5 Isolation and Intervention; 6 World War II; 7 The Beginning of the Cold War; 8 The Korean War and the Cold War of the 1950s; 9 The Nationalist Challenge; 10 Years of Crisis; 11 The Vietnam War; 12 The Era of Détente; 13 Escalating and Ending the Cold War; 14 Globalization after the Cold War; 15 The Age of Terror; Sources; Index
How should America wield its enormous power beyond its borders? Should it adhere to grand principles or act on narrow self-interest? Should it partner with other nations or avoid entangling alliances? Americans have been grappling with questions like these throughout the nation's history, and especially since the emergence of the United States as a major world power in the late nineteenth century. America in the World illuminates this history by capturing the diverse voices and viewpoints of some of the most colorful and eloquent people who participated in these momentous debates. Spanning t
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