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isolationism ((USA))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Fifth edition


Published online March 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191870903

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A persistent factor in US politics, the origins of which go back to Presidents Washington and Monroe. Isolationists advocate the avoidance of all alliances or participation in world affairs outside the American hemisphere, especially on a permanent or binding basis. They foiled ...

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Subjects: History ; Contemporary History (Post 1945)

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