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American Foreign Relations

Audiobook
Nonfiction: Politics & Current Events
Unabridged   4.5 hour(s)
Publication date: 05/01/2019

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American Foreign Relations

A Very Short Introduction

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Audio CD ISBN:9781684570201
Digital Download ISBN:9781684570218

Summary

This Very Short Introduction analyzes the key episodes, themes, and individuals in the history of American foreign relations.

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Product Description

For better or worse—be it militarily, politically, economically, technologically, or culturally—Americans have had a profound role in shaping the wider world beyond them. The United States has been a savior to some, a curse to others, but either way such views are often based on a caricature of American actions and intentions. American Foreign Relations, then, is a subject of immense global importance that provokes strong emotions and much debate, but often based on deep misunderstanding.

This Very Short Introduction analyzes the key episodes, themes, and individuals in the history of American foreign relations. While discussing diplomacy and the periods of war that have shaped national and international history, it also addresses such topics as industrialization, globalization, imperialism, and immigration. Covering the Revolution through the War on Terror, it examines the connections between domestic politics and foreign affairs, as well as the importance of ideals and values. Sharply written and highly engaging, American Foreign Relations offers a clear-eyed narrative of America's role in the world and how it has evolved over time.

Author Bio

Andrew Preston is Professor of American History at Cambridge University. He is the author of Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy and The War Council: McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam.