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Title American foreign relations since independence / Richard Dean Burns, Joseph M. Siracusa, and Jason C. Flanagan.
Imprint Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 445 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-417) and index.
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Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
United States.
Genre History.
Contents The diplomacy of the Revolution -- The new republic in a world at war -- The War of 1812: reestablishing American independence -- The Monroe Doctrine and latin american independence -- Manifest Destiny triumphant: Oregon, Texas, and California -- A house divided: diplomacy during the Civil War -- Territorial and commercial expansionism: Alaska, the Caribbean, and the Far East -- War with Spain and the new Manifest Destiny -- The United States adjusts to its new status -- Woodrow Wilson and world at war -- The slow death of Versailles -- World War II: the grand alliance -- A new global struggle: founding of the UN to the Cold War-- Crises, conflicts and coexistence -- The United States and Southeast Asia: Laos Cambodia, and Vietnam -- Reagan, Bush, Gorbachev and the end of the Cold War -- The United States and the Middle East: Israel, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq -- Twenty-first century challenges.
Summary This book provides a succinct and accessible interpretation of the major event and ideas that have shaped U.S. foreign relations since the American Revolution-historical factors that now affect our current debates and commitments in the Middle East as well as Europe and Asia.
Other Author Siracusa, Joseph M., author.
Flanagan, Jason C., author.
Other Title Print version: Burns, Richard Dean. American foreign relations since independence. Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013] 9781440800511