A Faustian Foreign Policy from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush
Dreams of Perfectibility
By (author) Joan Hoff
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Faustian Foreign Policy from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush by Joan Hoff
Book DescriptionA Faustian Foreign Policy from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush critiques U.S. foreign policy during this period by showing how moralistic diplomacy has increasingly assumed Faustian overtones, especially during the Cold War and following September 11. The ideological components of American diplomacy, originating in the late 18th and 19th centuries, evolved through the 20th century as U.S. economic and political power steadily increased. Seeing myth making as essential in any country's founding and a common determinant of its foreign policy, Professor Joan Hoff reveals how the basic belief in its exceptionalism has driven America's past and present attempts to remake the world in its own image. She expands her original concept of 'independent internationalism' as the modus operandi of U.S. diplomacy to reveal the many unethical Faustian deals the United States entered into since 1920 to obtain its current global supremacy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521879057
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joan Hoff
Faustian Foreign Policy from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush, Paperback (December 2007)
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Author Biography - Joan Hoff
Joan Hoff is the former CEO and President of the Center for the Study of the Presidency in New York City, former Executive Secretary of the Organization of American Historians, and former Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University. She is now Research Professor of History at Montana State University, Bozeman.
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