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Political Isolationism, Economic Expansionism, or Diplomatic Realism: American Policy Toward Western Europe, 1921–1933

Melvyn P. Leffler

in Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196510
eISBN:
9781400888061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196510.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers U.S. foreign policy during the interwar years. It shows that, although the Republican officials did not wish to incur strategic commitments abroad, get embroiled in European ... More


The Valley of the Sun

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Valley of the Sun. “The Valley of the Sun” was not only an idealized place. It was also a political project, the result of two of the most powerful forces in the postwar ... More


Turquoise and Turboprops

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how manufacturing passed agriculture as the Phoenix's largest economic sector. By 1960, manufacturing employed thirty thousand people and generated income of $435 million in ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Green

in The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the close postwar association between the United Kingdom and the United States, which is known by a single mnemonic: the “Special Relationship.” It ... More


From Crisis to Stagnation

Jeremy Green

in The Political Economy of the Special Relationship: Anglo-American Development from the Gold Standard to the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197326
eISBN:
9780691201610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197326.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes some of the major themes of the postcrisis political economy of Anglo-America. Identifying the central policy pairing between fiscal austerity and monetary loosening, it draws ... More


The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

Christopher W. Calvo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066332
eISBN:
9780813058474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066332.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The first comprehensive examination of early American economic thought in over a generation, The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America challenges the traditional narrative that Americans were born ... More


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