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isolationism

Overview page. Subjects: History.

An approach to US foreign policy that advocates non-participation in alliances or in the affairs of other nations. It derives its spirit from George Washington's proclamation of neutrality...

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Isolationism

Norman A. Graebner.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 645 words.

The term isolationism denotes a country's determination to avoid unwanted foreign involvements and the power to compel others to respect

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Isolationism

in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 668 words.

The term “isolationism” denotes a country’s determination to avoid unwanted foreign involvements as much as possible, and the power to

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Isolationism.

Justus D. Doenecke.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 852 words.

Isolationism is best defined as opposition to U.S. intervention in war outside the Western Hemisphere, particularly in Europe; to involvement

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Isolationism

Justus D. Doenecke.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History. 11198 words.

For the United States, isolationism is best defined as avoidance of wars outside the Western Hemisphere, particularly in Europe; opposition to binding military alliances; and the unilateral...

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Isolationism, Myth of

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 1920 words.

Despite abundant scholarship debunking the myth of US foreign-policy isolationism after independence, there persists among many Americans the idea that

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The Imprudence of Isolationism

Robert G. Kaufman.

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

May 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 6350 words.

This chapter identifies several flaws in the arguments of Patrick Buchanan and others in favor of isolationism over the moral democratic realism espoused by the Bush Doctrine as the...

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isolationism

Overview page. Subjects: History.

An approach to US foreign policy that advocates non-participation in alliances or in the affairs of other nations. It derives its spirit from George Washington's proclamation of neutrality...

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isolationism

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 221 words.

A persistent factor in US politics, the origins of which go back to Presidents Washington and Monroe. Isolationists advocate

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isolationism

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 112 words.

An approach to US foreign policy that advocates non-participation in alliances or in the affairs of other nations. It derives

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isolationism

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 119 words.

An approach to US foreign policy that advocates non-participation in alliances or in the affairs of other nations. It derives its spirit from George Washington’s proclamation of neutrality...

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isolationism

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 34 words.

Support for non‐involvement in foreign affairs, especially by the United States. Applied particularly to American politicians who wished the United

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isolationism

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 34 words.

Support for non-involvement in foreign affairs, especially by the United States. Applied particularly to American politicians who wished the United States not to be involved in the World...

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Isolationism

Justus D. Doenecke.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1672 words.

as a historic attitude in the United States can best be defined as opposition to intervention in war outside the

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isolationism

Francine McKenzie.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 365 words.

Canada made its first notable international appearance during the First World War. After the war, Prime Minister Robert Borden fought

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isolationism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 85 words.

In aesthetics, the view that a work of art should be taken in isolation, understood entirely in its own terms

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isolationism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 85 words.

In aesthetics, the view that a work of art should be taken in isolation, understood entirely in its own terms

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Isolationism

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1565 words.

Best defined as opposition to U.S. intervention in war outside the Western Hemisphere, isolationist foreign-policy positions have traditionally rejected involvement

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isolationism

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

n.a policy of remaining apart from the political affairs of other countries.

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isolationism

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 20 words.

Avoidance by a state of foreign commitments and alliances, particularly applied to US policy in the early 20th century.

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Isolationism Challenged, 1938–1941

Lawrence S. Kaplan.

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg

April 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 9827 words.

This chapter details Vandenberg’s changing views on isolationism and neutrality just before the United States became involved in World War II. The outbreak of war in Europe and Asia...

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