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Open doors, Iron Curtains — 2. America, Russia, and the Cold War, — He does add,though, some newinformation to the storyaboutthe extraordinary fightoverthe civilrights’plank;andhas freshdetail concerning Truman’sbrillianttacticalmanoeuvre of callingthe EightiethCongress back to Washington to enactthe platformwhich the Republican convention hadiustendorsed.

Book titles OR Journal titles. In it he argued thatthe predominant motive forexpansionism wasthedesire onthepartofbusinessmen and politicians formarkets fortradeandinvestment. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The War for both Asia and Europe — 6. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Email alerts New issue alert.


In theyears since America hasfought two’qimited” wars LaFeber rightlyquestions theimplications ofthisconceptpractised interventionism ona global scale, andbuilta mfiitaryindustrial complex athome-allin anattempt to contain communism andrevolutionaryinstability. Reagan and Gorbachev — One of the byproducts of the crumbling of the Cold War consensus hasbeena questioning of traditional historical interpretations of American foreign policy in thepostwar period.

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. A new world order–Or the Age of Fragmentation? Two halves of the same walnut — 4. World politics – Cold War.

In a fascinating final chapter,Rosssuggests that ff Deweyhad won in the Republican partyandtheUnitedStates wouldprobably havebeenbetterserved. Sign in via your Institution Sign in.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Southest Asia–and elsewhere — Related articles in Google Scholar. From Cold War to Old War: It wason thisbasisthat America’s “new empire” as opposed to its alreadyestablished continental empire wasbuilt. You must be logged in to Tag Records.


Article PDF first page preview. Sign In or Create an Account. Rossalso contends thatDewey’s executive leadership wouldhaveguaranteed thepassage of reform legislation, since congressional Republicans wouldnothavedeliberately sabotaged thelegislative programme oftheirfirstpresident in twentyyears. ButStalin refused tobudge andby Marchof theColdWarwason.

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You do not currently have access to this article. A Deweyadministration mighthaveprevented theriseof McCarthyism.

LaFeber isoneof themost prominent andtalented members ofthisgroup. Women at the Wheel: Saving a title as a favorite is NOT a request to borrow it. Sign In Forgot password? Trumanandhisadvisers did not shrinkfromthisconfrontation, believing thattheyheldthe upperhand because ofAmerica’s economic mightanditsmonopoly oftheA-bomb.

View freely available titles: John Wiley lageber Sons, He captures Trumancarrying theattack to Deweyin a tenacious and sometimes disingenuous manner.

Spaces will separate tags. American policy, as heinterprets it,has athrust and direction otitsown, springing largely from forces generated within American societrather than from the presence of an externalthreat.

World politics – The author’s description andanalysis of the actualcampaign is certainly the highpointof hisnarrative.