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From colony to superpower : U.S. foreign relations since 1776, George C. Herring

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From colony to superpower : U.S. foreign relations since 1776
Title
From colony to superpower
Title remainder
U.S. foreign relations since 1776
Statement of responsibility
George C. Herring
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Uses foreign relations as a lens through which to tell the story of America's rise from thirteen colonies to the world's greatest superpower, in a volume that documents America's interaction with other peoples and nations of the world
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285661
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Herring, George C.
Dewey number
327.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.7
LC item number
.H44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The Oxford history of the United States
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United States
Target audience
adult
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U.S. foreign relations since 1776
Label
From colony to superpower : U.S. foreign relations since 1776, George C. Herring
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [965]-995) and index
Contents
"To begin the world over again" : foreign policy and the birth of the republic, 1776-1778 -- "None who can make us afraid" : the new republic in a hostile world, 1789-1801 -- "Purified as by fire" : republicanism challenged and reaffirmed, 1801-1815 -- "Leave the rest to us" : the assertive republic, 1815-1837 -- A dose of arsenic" : slavery, expansion, and the road to disunion, 1837-1861 -- "Last best hope" : the Union, the Confederacy, and Civil War diplomacy, 1861-1877 -- "A good enough England" : foreign relations in the Gilded Age, 1877-1893 -- The War of 1898, the new empire, and the dawn of the American century, 1893-1901 -- "Bursting with good intentions" : the United States in world affairs, 1901-1913 -- "A new age" : Wilson, the Great War, and the quest for a new world order, 1913-1921 -- Involvement without commitment, 1921-1931 -- The great transformation : depression, isolationism, and war, 1931-1941 -- "Five continents and seven seas" : World War II and the rise of American globalism, 1941-1945 -- "A noble burden far from our shores" : Truman, the Cold War, and the revolution in U.S. foreign policy, 1945-1953 -- Coexistence and crises, 1953-1961 -- Gulliver's troubles: Kennedy, Johnson, and the limits of power, 1961-1968 -- Nixon, Kissinger, and the end of the postwar era, 1969-1974 -- Foreign policy in an age of dissonance, 1974-1981 -- "A unique and extraordinary moment" : Gorbachev, Reagan, Bush, and the end of the Cold War, 1981-1991 -- "The strength of a giant" : America as hyper-power, 1992-2007
Control code
ocn212018624
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 1035 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195078220
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007996
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)212018624
Label
From colony to superpower : U.S. foreign relations since 1776, George C. Herring
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [965]-995) and index
Contents
"To begin the world over again" : foreign policy and the birth of the republic, 1776-1778 -- "None who can make us afraid" : the new republic in a hostile world, 1789-1801 -- "Purified as by fire" : republicanism challenged and reaffirmed, 1801-1815 -- "Leave the rest to us" : the assertive republic, 1815-1837 -- A dose of arsenic" : slavery, expansion, and the road to disunion, 1837-1861 -- "Last best hope" : the Union, the Confederacy, and Civil War diplomacy, 1861-1877 -- "A good enough England" : foreign relations in the Gilded Age, 1877-1893 -- The War of 1898, the new empire, and the dawn of the American century, 1893-1901 -- "Bursting with good intentions" : the United States in world affairs, 1901-1913 -- "A new age" : Wilson, the Great War, and the quest for a new world order, 1913-1921 -- Involvement without commitment, 1921-1931 -- The great transformation : depression, isolationism, and war, 1931-1941 -- "Five continents and seven seas" : World War II and the rise of American globalism, 1941-1945 -- "A noble burden far from our shores" : Truman, the Cold War, and the revolution in U.S. foreign policy, 1945-1953 -- Coexistence and crises, 1953-1961 -- Gulliver's troubles: Kennedy, Johnson, and the limits of power, 1961-1968 -- Nixon, Kissinger, and the end of the postwar era, 1969-1974 -- Foreign policy in an age of dissonance, 1974-1981 -- "A unique and extraordinary moment" : Gorbachev, Reagan, Bush, and the end of the Cold War, 1981-1991 -- "The strength of a giant" : America as hyper-power, 1992-2007
Control code
ocn212018624
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 1035 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195078220
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007996
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)212018624

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