By Michael J. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0275972763

ISBN-13: 9780275972769

This publication offers a comparative research of 30 American interventions into 3rd global international locations. An old procedure is used to put the featured circumstances right into a extra common background of yank international relations. the writer makes use of his checks to turn out that U.S. international coverage has been pushed by way of the aim of being the final word strength within the worldwide capitalist financial system. the writer makes his paintings designated via giving a severe view of America's position on the planet in the course of an expected time of struggle and raised patriotism. He presents a scholarly examine U.S. international relations major as much as the period of the battle on Terror.

Sullivan explains how during the last 50 years the U.S. has come to be successful Europe as ruler of the worldwide economy. The political structures that have been promoted via the U.S. to maintain all over the world capitalism variety from one-party rule to monarchies and habitual civil warfare. 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 unlock Comparing kingdom Polities to create a few tables that position U.S. involvement into geographic and hierarchic viewpoint. The reader is eventually supplied with a provocative thesis that demanding situations conventional interpretations of America's function on the planet. This booklet may be an asset to any undergraduate university scholar taking sessions in political technology or historical past. it is going to additionally attract a normal audience.

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