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'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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780142004944
ISBN-10: 0142004944
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 27mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Feb-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen E. Ambrose

Stephen E. Ambrose is Director Emeritus of the Eisenhower Center, retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans, and president of the National D-Day Museum. He is the author of over twenty books including the bestsellers Undaunted Courage, Citizen Soldiers, and D-Day, multiple biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, and his compilation of 1,400 oral histories from American veterans.

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