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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Preston

Published in print July 2019 | ISBN: 9780199899395
Published online April 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780190946036 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/actrade/9780199899395.001.0001

Series: Very Short Introductions

American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

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For better or worse, be it militarily, politically, economically, technologically, or culturally, Americans have had a profound impact on the wider world beyond them. American Foreign Relations: A 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 American 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.

Keywords: American Revolution; Bill Clinton; Cold War; expansionism; foreign relations; immigration; industrialization; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; Barack Obama; Open Door; War of 1812

Book.  168 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Diplomatic History ; United States History ; Diplomacy and Consular Relations

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