The USA and The World 2018-2019

The USA and The World 2018-2019

World Today (Stryker) 14th Edition

von: David M. Keithly

24,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 04.10.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781475841756
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 296

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<p><a></a><span>Instant interpretive history is a difficult and demanding task, and certainly more of an art than some would suggest. </span><span>USA and the World </span><span>describes not only what happened, but puts events in the context of the past and criticizes policy actions as appropriate. The result goes deeper than most of what appears in current publications. Updated annually and part of the renowned “World Today Series,” </span><span>USA and the World </span><span>presents an unusually penetrating look into America and its relationship to the rest of the world. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 14th edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student budgets. </span></p>
<p><span>Updated annually and part of the renowned “World Today Series,” </span><span>USA and the World </span><span>presents an unusually penetrating look into America and its relationship to the rest of the world.</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter One: National Interest Priorities</span></p>
<p><span>National Security</span></p>
<p><span>The Northern Neighbor: Canada</span></p>
<p><span>Regional Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere</span></p>
<p><span>Europe’s Political and Economic Stability</span></p>
<p><span>Russian Stability and Economic Development</span></p>
<p><span>The Greater Middle East</span></p>
<p><span>Stable Transitions in Africa</span></p>
<p><span>Development in South Asia: India and Pakistan</span></p>
<p><span>Asia Pacific Peace and Stability</span></p>
<p><span>Promoting Democracy</span></p>
<p><span>Transnational Threats</span></p>
<p><span>The Environmental Dimension</span></p>
<p><span>Realism and Democracy</span></p>
<p><span>The American World Image</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Two: National Expansion </span></p>
<p><span>Enduring Interests</span></p>
<p><span>International Commerce</span></p>
<p><span>In the Beginning</span></p>
<p><span>The New Nation and Its Constitution</span></p>
<p><span>First Diplomatic Steps</span></p>
<p><span>Restructuring Strict Constructionism</span></p>
<p><span>Unleashing the Dogs of War</span></p>
<p><span>A Cautionary Tale</span></p>
<p><span>Manifest Destiny</span></p>
<p><span>Advances in Democracy</span></p>
<p><span>America Becomes a Great Power</span></p>
<p><span>The Path of Empire</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Three: Ascent to Globalism </span></p>
<p><span>Europe’s Lights Go Out</span></p>
<p><span>World War I</span></p>
<p><span>The Paris Peace Conference, 1919–1920</span></p>
<p><span>Isolation and Normalcy: the 1920s</span></p>
<p><span>Economic Problems of the Peace 1919–1939</span></p>
<p><span>The Dictators Take Over</span></p>
<p><span>Neutrality and Appeasement</span></p>
<p><span>Into the Abyss</span></p>
<p><span>The Arsenal of Democracy</span></p>
<p><span>America’s Entry</span></p>
<p><span>War in the Pacific</span></p>
<p><span>Pandora’s Box of Atomic Weaponry</span></p>
<p><span>Wartime Planning for Peace</span></p>
<p><span>Uniting for Peace</span></p>
<p><span>Old Game, New Rules</span></p>
<p><span>The East-West Conflict</span></p>
<p><span>Cold War and Iron Curtain</span></p>
<p><span>Power and Purpose</span></p>
<p><span>Cracks in the Bloc</span></p>
<p><span>Nationalism Triumphs</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Four: The Anguish of Power</span></p>
<p><span>World Tensions</span></p>
<p><span>On the Brink</span></p>
<p><span>The Ordeal of Vietnam</span></p>
<p><span>The Middle East Conflict</span></p>
<p><span>Security in the Nuclear Age</span></p>
<p><span>The Second Cold War</span></p>
<p><span>Strategic Defense</span></p>
<p><span>South of the Border</span></p>
<p><span>The Arc of Crisis</span></p>
<p><span>Looking East</span></p>
<p><span>The World Turned Rightside Up</span></p>
<p><span>The Middle East in Peace and War</span></p>
<p><span>The Western Hemisphere</span></p>
<p><span>Heirs of Pericles: NATO and OSCE</span></p>
<p><span>Transnational Turbulence</span></p>
<p><span>A Nation Apart?</span></p>
<p><span>Cold Dawn</span></p>
<p><span>Glossary of International Terms</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Five: Political Ideas and Political System</span></p>
<p><span>Deliberative Bodies</span></p>
<p><span>Separation of Powers</span></p>
<p><span>Checks and Balances</span></p>
<p><span>The Changing Constitution</span></p>
<p><span>The Federal System</span></p>
<p><span>The Legislative Branch</span></p>
<p><span>The Executive Branch</span></p>
<p><span>The Judicial Branch</span></p>
<p><span>The States</span></p>
<p><span>Elections in the United States</span></p>
<p><span>Revved Up with Somewhere to Go</span></p>
<p><span>All Politics is Local</span></p>
<p><span>Glossary of Political Terms</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Six: The U.S. Economy </span></p>
<p><span>Going Commercial</span></p>
<p><span>Fluctuations Before 1860</span></p>
<p><span>Called to Account</span></p>
<p><span>All the World’s An Exchange</span></p>
<p><span>War and Peace, 1914–1919</span></p>
<p><span>The Crest of the Wave</span></p>
<p><span>Exit Prosperity</span></p>
<p><span>Comparative Disadvantage</span></p>
<p><span>National Recovery 1934–1941</span></p>
<p><span>World War II</span></p>
<p><span>The Bretton Woods System</span></p>
<p><span>Patterns of International Economic Cooperation</span></p>
<p><span>The Yellow Brick Road</span></p>
<p><span>The “Soaring Sixties” </span></p>
<p><span>Trade with the East Bloc</span></p>
<p><span>Shocks to the System</span></p>
<p><span>Meddling and Muddling</span></p>
<p><span>The Navigator</span></p>
<p><span>Go-Go Global</span></p>
<p><span>Home to Roost</span></p>
<p><span>What is Past is Prologue</span></p>
<p><span>Cry Havoc</span></p>
<p><span>Glossary of Economic Terms</span></p>
<p><span>Chapter Seven: A Nation of Nations</span></p>
<p><span>Freedom and Civil Liberties</span></p>
<p><span>The “Melting Pot”</span></p>
<p><span>Demography as Destiny</span></p>
<p><span>The Future </span></p>
<p><span>Web Sites and Bibliography </span></p>
<p><span>Dr. David M. Keithly</span><span> is a retired university professor. He has published five books and over 80 articles in journals and magazines, and served as editor of The Defense Intelligence Journal and Civil Wars. He was a Fulbright fellow in Europe twice, a fellow of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation at the University of California, a resident scholar at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Bonn, Germany, and a legislative fellow in the parliament of the German state of Thüringen. He is president of the Fulbright Association’s Southeast Virginia Chapter. He has a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University and an M.A. from the German University of Freiburg. He did additional graduate work at the French University of Rennes. Selected to “Outstanding Young Men of America,” he was also designated a Navy National Reserve Officer of the Year in 1993. In his younger years, he was on the Navy physical fitness team and is now an avid senior athlete. He was named the IMA (Individual Mobilization Augmentee) Officer of the Year at the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2000, and received the annual faculty research award at the Joint Military Intelligence College in 2001. A retired reserve officer, he held field-grade rank in two services.</span></p>

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