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Author Spanier, John W
Title American foreign policy since World War II / John Spanier
Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©1992
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  327.73009 Sp241 1992    AVAILABLE    30500100707234
Edition 12th ed., revised
Descript xv, 448 pages : maps ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Post-Soviet Union update"--Cover
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-429) and index
The American Approach to Foreign Policy -- Learning from Experience -- The Volatile State System -- The American National Style -- Self-Doubts and Revisionist Histories -- From World War to Cold War -- American Wartime Illusions -- The Russo-Soviet Approach to Foreign Policy -- Soviet Expansion after World War II -- Toward the Strategy of Containment -- Declaring Cold War: The Truman Doctrine -- Containment: From Theory to Practice -- New Economic and Military Structures -- Reviving the Western European Allies -- Confronting Revolution in East Asia -- Domestic Pressures for a Global Crusade -- Nuclear Strategy and the "Balance of Terror" -- Developing Countries in the Crossfire -- Obstacles to Political and Economic Development -- Clashing Models of Economic Development -- Regional Conflicts in Africa and the Middle East -- U.S. Policy toward Latin America -- Superpower Confrontation in Cuba -- Vietnam and the Cost of Containment -- Ejection of the French from Vietnam -- The 'Domino Theory' and U.S. Intervention -- The Perils of Incrementalism -- The Misconduct of Guerrilla Warfare -- Disengagement from Vietnam -- Congress versus the 'Imperial Presidency' -- The Era of Superpower Detente -- Managing the Superpower Rivalry -- Arms Control as the Centerpiece of Detente -- The Limitations of Detente -- Disillusionment with Detente -- Jimmy Carter and World-Order Politics -- Recognizing Global Interdependence -- A Focus on North-South Relations -- Carter's Middle East Breakthrough -- The Collapse of Carter's Foreign Policy
Link Online version: Spanier, John W. American foreign policy since World War II. 12th ed., rev. Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©1992 (OCoLC)681059498
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
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