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By Joan Hoff

ISBN-10: 0521714044

ISBN-13: 9780521714044

ISBN-10: 0521879051

ISBN-13: 9780521879057

A Faustian international coverage from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush evaluations U.S. international coverage in this interval by way of exhibiting how moralistic international relations has more and more assumed Faustian overtones, in particular through the chilly warfare and following September eleven. The ideological elements of yankee international relations, originating within the past due 18th and nineteenth centuries, advanced during the twentieth century as U.S. financial and political energy progressively elevated. Seeing fable making as crucial in any country's founding and a typical determinant of its international coverage, Professor Joan Hoff finds how the fundamental trust in its exceptionalism has pushed America's earlier and current makes an attempt to remake the area in its personal picture. She expands her unique thought of 'independent internationalism' because the modus operandi of U.S. international relations to bare the numerous unethical Faustian offers the U.S. entered into due to the fact that 1920 to acquire its present international supremacy.

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