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Special providence : American foreign policy and how it changed the world / Walter Russell Mead.

Author/Creator:
Mead, Walter Russell., author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (400 p.)
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Subjects:
United States -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
""God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America.""--Otto von BismarckAmerica's response to the September 11 attacks spotlighted many of the country's longstanding goals on the world stage: to protect liberty at home, to secure America's economic interests, to spread democracy in totalitarian regimes and to vanquish the enemy utterly.One of America's leading foreign policy thinkers, Walter Russell Mead, argues that these diverse, conflicting impulses have in fact been the key to the U.S.'s success in the world. In a sweeping new synthesis, Mead
Contents:
ch. 1. The American foreign policy tradition
chapter 2. The kaleidoscope of American foreign policy
chapter 3. Changing the paradigms
chapter 4. The serpent and the dove : the Hamiltonian way
chapter 5. The Connecticut Yankee in the court of King Arthur : Wilsonianism and its mission
chapter 6. "Vindicator only of her own" : the Jeffersonian tradition
chapter 7. Tiger, tiger, burning bright : the school of Andrew Jackson
chapter 8. The rise and retreat of the new world order
chapter 9. The future of American foreign policy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A Century Foundation book."
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 2001.
ISBN:
0-203-82162-9
1-136-75867-4
OCLC:
846495566
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203821626 doi