The Resource No higher law: : American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776, Brian Loveman, (ebook)

No higher law: : American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776, Brian Loveman, (ebook)

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No higher law: : American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776
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No higher law:
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American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776
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Brian Loveman
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American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776
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eng
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Dismantling the myths of United States isolationism and exceptionalism, No Higher Law is a sweeping history and analysis of American policy toward the Western Hemisphere and Latin America from independence to the present. From the nation's earliest days, argues Brian Loveman, U.S. leaders viewed and treated Latin America as a crucible in which to test foreign policy and from which to expand American global influence. Loveman demonstrates how the main doctrines and policies adopted for the Western Hemisphere were exported, with modifications, to other world regions as the United States pursued its self-defined global mission.No Higher Law reveals the interplay of domestic politics and international circumstances that shaped key American foreign policies from U.S. independence to the first decade of the twenty-first century. This revisionist view considers the impact of slavery, racism, ethnic cleansing against Native Americans, debates on immigration, trade and tariffs, the historical growth of the military-industrial complex, and political corruption as critical dimensions of American politics and foreign policy.Concluding with an epilogue on the Obama administration, Loveman weaves together the complex history of U.S. domestic politics and foreign policy to achieve a broader historical understanding of American expansionism, militarism, imperialism, and global ambitions as well as novel insights into the challenges facing American policymakers at the beginning of the twenty-first century
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Loveman, Brian
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327.73
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non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Diplomacy
  • Monroe doctrine
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No higher law: : American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776, Brian Loveman, (ebook)
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9780807895986
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MWT11718984
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No higher law: : American foreign policy and the Western Hemisphere since 1776, Brian Loveman, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807895986
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718984
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718984
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MWT11718984
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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