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Rise to globalism : American foreign policy since 1938 /

by Ambrose, Stephen E; Brinkley, Douglas.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2011Edition: 9th rev. ed.Description: xvi, 570 p. : maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780142004944 (pbk.); 0142004944 (pbk.).Subject(s): United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- | This contribution to Bissell Library was made by the George B. Zotiades Memorial Fund | ACT required reading (textbook) for History HIST 245 (Spring I 2019)
Contents:
The twisting path to war -- The war in Europe -- The war in Asia -- The beginnings of the Cold War -- The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan -- Containment tested -- Korea -- Eisenhower, Dulles, and the irreconcilable conflict -- From Hungary and Suez to Cuba -- Kennedy and the new frontiers -- Vietnam : paying the cost of containment -- Nixon, détente, and the debacle in Vietnam -- America in the Middle East and Africa -- Carter and human rights -- Reagan and the evil empire -- The end of the Cold War -- Bush and the Gulf War -- Clinton and democratic enlargement -- Clinton and the new post-Cold War order -- The tragedy of September 11, 2001 -- After the attack and into Iraq.
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 SPRING I CR-HIS 245
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"Revised and updated through the Presidency of George W. Bush" -- Cover.

Previous ed.: 1997.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [513]-530) and index.

The twisting path to war -- The war in Europe -- The war in Asia -- The beginnings of the Cold War -- The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan -- Containment tested -- Korea -- Eisenhower, Dulles, and the irreconcilable conflict -- From Hungary and Suez to Cuba -- Kennedy and the new frontiers -- Vietnam : paying the cost of containment -- Nixon, détente, and the debacle in Vietnam -- America in the Middle East and Africa -- Carter and human rights -- Reagan and the evil empire -- The end of the Cold War -- Bush and the Gulf War -- Clinton and democratic enlargement -- Clinton and the new post-Cold War order -- The tragedy of September 11, 2001 -- After the attack and into Iraq.

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