The Tragedy of American Diplomacy (50th Anniversary Edition)

The Tragedy of American Diplomacy (50th Anniversary Edition)

William Appleman Williams

“A significant e-book on overseas affairs.”―Adolf A. Berle Jr., New York occasions e-book Review

This incisive interpretation of yankee international coverage ranks as a vintage in American concept. First released in 1959, the e-book provided an research of the wellsprings of yank international coverage that make clear the tensions of the chilly struggle and the deeper impulses resulting in the yank intervention in Vietnam. William Appleman Williams brilliantly explores the ways that ideology and political economic climate intertwined through the years to propel American enlargement and empire within the 19th and 20th centuries. The robust relevance of Williams’s interpretation to international politics has simply been reinforced via fresh occasions in principal Asia and the Persian Gulf. Williams permits us to work out that the pursuits and ideology that when despatched American troops into Texas and California, or Latin the USA and East Asia, additionally propelled American forces into Iraq.

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