By Robert E. Hannigan
From the period of the Spanish American warfare onward, the USA stumbled on itself more and more occupied with the affairs of nations past North the US. The New international Power deals an interpretive framework for realizing U.S. international coverage through the first 20 years of America's emergence as a global strength. Robert E. Hannigan describes the aspirations of yank leaders, explores the bedrock social perspectives and ideological framework they held in universal, and indicates how the technique of U.S. policymakers abroad reflected their attitudes towards family progressivism. whereas the large bulk of labor on U.S. overseas coverage has been fascinated with the interval from global conflict II to the current, this finished exam of yank coverage on the flip of the 20th century is of significant significance to the comprehension of next events.
Hannigan relates U.S. international coverage to family society in ways in which are new; specifically, he examines how problems with category, race, and gender have been mixed within the ideology held through coverage makers and the way this formed their techniques to overseas affairs. His research unearths a primary solidarity to U.S. job during the interval, not just towards the Caribbean and China, areas which have been the conventional concentration of historians, yet towards the remainder of North and South the US besides. It additionally relates those local actions to American coverage towards the British Empire, ecu nice strength rivalries, and foreign associations, arbitration, and legislation, culminating in a reinterpretation of U.S. involvement in international battle I.
Based on exhaustive study within the writings of presidents, secretaries of nation, and key diplomats and advisers, The New international Power attracts parallels among the tools in which coverage makers sought to form overseas society and the tools wherein lots of them was hoping to safe the stipulations they sought after in the usa. most vital, the ebook describes how a global look for order constituted the elemental process in which American leaders sought to make sure for the U.S. a place of what they observed as wealth and greatness within the coming twentieth-century world.
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The New World Power: American Foreign Policy, 1898-1917 by Robert E. Hannigan