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Jefferson, Madison, and Marshall: The Law of Nations and the New Republic

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

No group of America's leaders has ever been more mindful of the law of nations than were the Founding Fathers. This chapter tells a little of that story. It begins with American perceptions of the ... More


Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Thomas C. Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dominant theme of Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the Second World War was an attempt by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration to promote a multilateral system, based on equality of ... More


Traditionalism

Steven Hurst

in Cold War US Foreign Policy: Key Perspectives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620791
eISBN:
9780748652686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620791.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyses the traditional interpretation of US foreign policy during the Cold War. It explains that traditionalism is better understood as an extension of the prevailing pre-World War 2 ... More


America's International Religious Freedom Policy

Thomas F. Farr

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American diplomacy continues to insist that Afghanistan achieved religious freedom. Whatever the State Department meant by that term, it did not appear to exclude illiberal religious practices that ... More


Conclusion

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an outline of U.S. policy and the conceptual, strategic, and political dilemmas that confronted the U.S. policy makers during the late 1980s and early 1990s. It concludes that ... More


The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Each phase of Arab–Israeli peacemaking has been inordinately difficult in its own right, and every critical juncture and decision point in the long process has been shaped by U.S. politics and the ... More


“The Jeffersonian Idea of National Security” Revisited

James R. Sofka

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is the first of two to explore United States President Thomas Jefferson’s approach to the Tripolitanian War. It argues that Jefferson sought to protect and expand American commerce ... More


Introduction

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the structure of the journal, the topics to be discussed, and the critical approaches utilised for analysis. It introduces each nation’s key objectives: the use of naval ... More


American Shipping into the Mediterranean during the French Wars: A First Approach

Silvia Marzagalli

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines American consular records in order to understand the priorities of the United States and the configuration of American shipping within the Mediterranean during the French ... More


The Reluctant Warrior: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripolitan War, 1801-1805

Jeff Seiken

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is the second of two to explore United States President Thomas Jefferson’s approach to the Tripolitanian War. Unlike the previous chapter, this one presents Jefferson as both reluctant ... More


The Idea of a League

Thomas W. Burkman

in Japan and the League of Nations: Empire and World Order, 1914-1938

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829827
eISBN:
9780824869144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829827.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a background of the idea of a League of Nations. The League of Nations movement in the West was initiated by the dream of lasting peace and the realization that international ... More


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