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              America's Road to Empire: Foreign Policy from Independence to World War One
               

              America's Road to Empire: Foreign Policy from Independence to World War One (Hardback)

              By Gleijeses, Piero

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              America's Road to Empire surveys and analyses United States foreign relations from the country's independence in 1776 until its entry into World War One in 1917, using primary source materials and case studies. The book covers key themes including: - the role that notions of whit...e superiority played in US foreign policy - the search for absolute security that repeatedly led the United States to trample on the liberties of other countries; - and the idea of American 'exceptionalism' - the clash between the idealism of US rhetoric and its actions - which has led to a persistent failure to understand how European U.S. policy actually was. Whilst providing analytical overview, Piero Gleijeses also uses case studies which examine overlooked aspects of U.S. foreign policy, particularly concerning marginalized populations. He draws on archival U.S. and European primary sources and incorporates the latest research from the US, British, French and Spanish archives, as well as newspapers from the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Spain, and Mexico. A highly original account of the United States' rise to power drawing on multilingual scholarship, this is an important book for all students and scholars of United States foreign relations up to the First World War.
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              ISBN 9781350028678
              Released NZ 2 Dec 2021
              Publisher BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series New Approaches to International History
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              Global War, Global Catastrophe: Neutrals, Belligerents and the Transformations of the First World War
                

              Global War, Global Catastrophe: Neutrals, Belligerents and the Transformations of the First World War (Hardback)

              By Abbenhuis, Maartje; Tames, Ismee

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              Global War, Global Catastrophe presents a history of the First World War as an all-consuming industrial war that forcibly reshaped the international environment and, with it, impacted the futures of all the world's people. Narrated chronologically, the authors identify key themes... and moments that radicalized the war's conduct and globalized its impact, affecting neutral and belligerent societies alike. These include Germany's invasion of Belgium and Britain's declaration of war in 1914, the expansion of economic warfare in 1915, anti-imperial resistance, the Russian revolutions of 1917 and the United States' entry into the war. Each chapter explains how individuals, communities, nation-states and empires experienced, considered and behaved in relationship to the conflict as it evolved into a total global war. Above all, the book argues that only by integrating the history of neutral and subject communities can we fully understand what made the First World War such a globally transformative event. This book offers an accessible and readable overview of the major trajectories of the global history of the conflict. It offers an innovative history of the First World War and an important alternative to existing belligerent-centric studies.
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              ISBN 9781474275866
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              The First Age of Industrial Globalization: An International History 1815-1918

              The First Age of Industrial Globalization: An International History 1815-1918 (Paperback)

              By Abbenhuis, Maartje; Morrell, Gordon

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              This book offers an accessible and lively survey of the global history of the age of industrialization and globalization that arose in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars and collapsed in the maelstrom of the First World War. Through a combination of industrialization, technological ...innovation and imperial expansion, the industrializing powers of the world helped to create inter-connected global space that left few regions untouched. In ten concise chapters, this book relays the major shifts in global power, economics and society, outlining the interconnections of global industrial, imperial and economic change for local and regional experiences, identities and politics. It finishes with an expose on the catastrophic impact of the First World War on this global system. The First Age of Industrial Globalization weaves together the histories of industrialization, world economy, imperialism, international law, diplomacy and war, which historians usually treat as separate developments, and integrates them to offer a new analysis of an era of fundamental historical change. It shows that the revolutionary changes in politics, society and international affairs experienced in the 19th century were inter-connected developments. It is essential reading for any student of modern global history.
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              ISBN 9781474267090
              Released NZ 17 Oct 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series New Approaches to International History
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              United States Relations with China and Iran: Toward the Asian Century
               

              United States Relations with China and Iran: Toward the Asian Century (Paperback)

              Edited by Khalil, Osamah F.

              • RRP: $65.99
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              Bringing together experts from history, international relations and the social sciences, United States Relations with China and Iran examines the past, present and future of U.S. foreign relations toward the People's Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Iran. It benefits... from recently declassified documents and an interdisciplinary, transnational approach to explore different aspects of the relations between these three countries. While the 20th century has been referred to as the American Century, this book posits that the 21st century will be shaped by relations between the United States and key countries in Asia, in particular China and Iran. In assessing the United States' foreign policy towards China and Iran over the past six decades the chapters focus on several key themes: interaction, normalization, and confrontation. The book provides an insight into how and why Washington has developed and implemented its policies toward Beijing and Tehran, and examines how China and Iran have developed policies toward the United States and internationally. Finally, it draws on the insights of leading scholars discussing the future of relations between Beijing and Tehran. This interdisciplinary book brings a unique perspective to the international relations of the 20th century and beyond, and will benefit students and scholars of U.S. foreign relations as well as Middle Eastern and East Asian history and politics.
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              ISBN 9781350196087
              Released NZ 24 Dec 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series New Approaches to International History
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              Public Opinion and Twentieth-Century Diplomacy: A Global Perspective
               

              Public Opinion and Twentieth-Century Diplomacy: A Global Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hucker, Daniel; Edited by Zeiler, Thomas

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              Explores public opinion and its role in diplomatic decision making in 20th century international history.

              ISBN 9781472522825
              Released NZ 17 Oct 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              American Sport in International History: The United States and the World since 1865
                

              American Sport in International History: The United States and the World since 1865 (Hardback)

              By DuBois, Daniel M.; Edited by Zeiler, Thomas

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                9 Feb 23

              This book explores how American sports, especially basketball, baseball and American football, have projected the US into the world, and brought the world into America. Taking a chronological approach it traces the development of American sports from the turn of the 20th century,... highlighting how international forces such as immigration, geopolitics and war have influenced the trajectory of sport in the US, and thus the American experience. DuBois also considers the globalization of American sport and how this soft power shaped international relations throughout the American century. Addressing key questions about the role of sport in the rise of the United States, it frames themes that have come to define sports history; gender, race, economics and politics. It argues that while sport has not necessarily been a catalyst for change, it has often mirrored social issues, and sometimes served as an important tool of progress. Synthesizing major works alongside primary sources, the chapters study boxing, hockey, track and field and soccer alongside the 'big three' (basketball, baseball and American football) through a number of case studies to offer a novel interpretation of American sport history. Spanning early Native American sport, the export of baseball in the American empire, the role of basketball in the Cold War, the influence of immigrants and women in sports, and modern day sport culture, American Sport in International History asks what the role of sport has been and will be in a shifting international environment.
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              ISBN 9781350134713
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series New Approaches to International History
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              Non-Aligned Movement Summits: A History
               

              Non-Aligned Movement Summits: A History (Hardback)

              By Cavoski, Jovan

              • RRP: $198.00
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              Using newly declassified documents from Serbian, British, Indian, Chinese, U.S., and Soviet archives, Non-Aligned Movement Summits shows how the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) gradually evolved into the third force of Cold War politics, enveloping most of the post-colonial and non-bl...oc world. Jovan Cavoski follows the evolution of the NAM through its summits and other gatherings, during which major political decisions pertaining to the destiny of the Third World were made. These events were scrutinized by all major powers and had a corresponding effect on their policies. From the Belgrade Conference in 1961 until 1989, all major Third World and non-bloc nations met to demonstrate to the Eastern and Western Blocs that they were independent, active and respected participants in world affairs. Cavoski shows how these summits were also closely related to events occurring in the relationship between the two blocs, providing opportunities for non-bloc actors to influence the global balance of power. By moving the focus of 20th-century international history away from the bloc nations, and instead giving developing nations in Africa and Asia due attention, this book provides a fresh perspective on Cold War history and fills a significant gap in the literature. It is an important study for all students and scholars of the Cold War and international history.
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              ISBN 9781350032095
              Released NZ 5 May 2022
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series New Approaches to International History
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              Scandinavia and the Great Powers in the First World War
               

              Scandinavia and the Great Powers in the First World War (Paperback)

              By Jonas, Dr Michael

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              This study is among the first works in English to comprehensively address the Scandinavian First World War experience in the larger international context of the war. It surveys the complex relationship between the belligerent great powers and Northern Europe's neutral small state...s in times of crisis and war. The book's overreaching rationale draws upon three underlying conceptual fields: neutrality and international law, hegemony and great power politics as well as diplomacy and policy-making of small states in the international arena. From a variety of angles, it examines the question of how neutrality was understood and perceived, negotiated and dealt with both among the Scandinavian states and the belligerent major powers, especially Britain, Germany and Russia. For a long time, the experience of neutral countries during the First World War was seen as marginal, and was overshadowed by the experiences of occupation and collaboration brought about by the Second World War. In this book, Jonas demonstrates how this perception has changed, with neutrality becoming an integral part of the multiple narratives of the First World War. It is an important contribution to the international history of the First World War, cultural-historically influenced approaches to diplomatic history and the growing area of neutrality studies.
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              ISBN 9781350178250
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              International Development: A Postwar History

              International Development: A Postwar History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Unger, Corinna R.; Edited by Zeiler, Professor of History and International Affairs Thomas (Appalachian State University USA)

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              International Development: A Postwar History is the first historical overview of international development policies and practices in the period between 1945 and the 1980s, studying the activities of international organizations, national governments and transnational actors. Drawi...ng on examples of development projects in different parts of the world and with different actors involved, Corinna Unger bridges the gap between discourse and practice as well as between the developed and the underdeveloped world. This book is ideal for students of international history or politics seeking to understand the transfer of ideas and practices across national borders and cultures.
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              ISBN 9781472576293
              Released NZ 6 Sep 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              The International LGBT Rights Movement: A History
               

              The International LGBT Rights Movement: A History (Hardback)

              By Belmonte, Professor Laura A.; Edited by Zeiler, Thomas

              • RRP: $165.00
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              During the past three decades, the international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights movement has made significant advances in securing legal protections and rights. Millions of LGBT people continue to live in fear in nations where homosexuality remains illegal, howeve...r. In The International LGBT Rights Movement, Laura Belmonte offers a comprehensive account of this global force, from its origins in the early 1970s to its crucial place in world affairs today. Belmonte examines the movement's goals, the disputes about its mission, and its rise to international importance. The International LGBT Rights Movement provides a thorough introduction to the movement's history, highlighting the key figures, controversies, and organizations, including Amnesty International and the International Lesbian and Gay Human Rights Commission. The book is global in scope and integrates both state and non-state actors to explore transnational efforts to challenge homophobia and assess the successes and failures of such efforts.
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              ISBN 9781472513236
              Released NZ 14 Jan 2021
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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