'ONE OF THE MOST LIVELY AND PROVOCATIVE INTERPRETIVE STUDIES OF THE MAJOR
EVENTS IN RECENT AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC HISTORY.' - AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW
Incorporating the most recent scholarship, the ninth edition of this
classic survey, newly revised and updated through the presidency of George
W. Bush, offers a concise and informative overview of eh evolution of
American foreign policy from 1938 to the present, focusing on such pivotal
events as World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and 9/11.
Authors Ambrose and Brinkley also closely examine such topics as the Iran-
Contra scandal, free election in Nicaragua, the rise of international
terrorism, the Gulf War, and President Clinton's international trade
policy. In light of the enormous global power of the United States, the
authors analyse how American economic aggressiveness, racism, and fear of
Communism have shaped the country's evolving foreign policy. 'AN EXCELLENT
SURVEY OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICY - LIBRARY JOURNAL

Stephen E. Ambrose—Rise To Globalism - American Foreign Policy Since 1938

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