The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations: Volume 1, The Creation of a Republican Empire, 1776-1865

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Cambridge University Press, 31.03.1995 - 272 Seiten
The Creation of a Republican Empire traces American foreign relations from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War, paying particular attention not only to the diplomatic controversies of the era but also to the origins and development of American thought regarding international relations. The primary purpose of the book is to describe and explain, in the diplomatic context, the process by which the United States was born, transformed into a republican nation, and extended into a continental empire. Central to the story are the events surrounding the American Revolution, the constitutional Convention, the impact on the United States of the European wars touched off by the French Revolution, the Monroe Doctrine, the expansionism of the 1840s, and the ordeal of the Civil War.

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The Cambridge history of American foreign relations

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The four volumes in this new offering from Cambridge University Press provide a magisterial overview of American diplomatic history from the Revolution to 1991. The four authors are all recognized ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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The Canvas and the Prism
1
The Birth of American Diplomacy
17
The Constitution
54
Federalist Diplomacy Realism and Anglophilia
81
Jefferson and Madison The Diplomacy of Fear and Hope
111
To the Monroe Doctrine
147
Manifest Destiny
170
Britain Canada and the United States
200
The Republican Empire
230
Bibliographic Essay
234
Index
245
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