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By Michael J. Sullivan

This ebook offers a comparative research of 30 American interventions into 3rd international nations. An old strategy is used to put the featured situations right into a extra common historical past of yankee international relations. the writer makes use of his exams to end up that U.S. overseas coverage has been pushed through the objective of being the last word energy within the worldwide capitalist economic climate. the writer makes his paintings precise via giving a serious view of America's position on the planet in the course of an expected time of conflict and raised patriotism. He presents a scholarly examine U.S. international relations best as much as the period of the warfare on Terror.

Sullivan explains how over the last 50 years the U.S. has come to prevail Europe as ruler of the worldwide economic climate. The political platforms that have been promoted by way of the U.S. to maintain all over the world capitalism diversity from one-party rule to monarchies and routine civil struggle. The interventions mentioned have proved to be momentary successes for U.S. coverage, yet extra frequently tragic for the neighborhood societies affected. Sullivan attracts on his 1996 free up Comparing nation Polities to create a couple of tables that position U.S. involvement into geographic and hierarchic point of view. The reader is eventually supplied with a provocative thesis that demanding situations conventional interpretations of America's position on the planet. This ebook could be an asset to any undergraduate university scholar taking sessions in political technology or historical past. it is going to additionally entice a normal audience.

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