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Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Philip Nash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Breaking Protocol tells the story of the first female ambassadors in US history (1933–1964): Ruth Bryan Owen, Florence Jaffray Harriman, Perle S. Mesta, Eugenie M. Anderson, Clare Boothe Luce, and ... More


Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Joseph A. Fry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177120
eISBN:
9780813177137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177120.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the Civil War began, President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William Henry Seward formed a most unlikely, but exceedingly successful foreign policy partnership. While functioning as the ... More


The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology

Alessandro Brogi, Giles Scott-Smith, and Snyder David J. (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177700
eISBN:
9780813177717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Legacy of J. William Fulbright: Policy, Power, and Ideology offers a fresh retrospective on the influential career of Senator J. William Fulbright, a leading foreign policy thinker and the ... More


Absent at the Creation: The Truman Administration’s Public Diplomacy Outside Europe

Jason C. Parker

in Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251840
eISBN:
9780190251871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251840.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

While the Truman administration perceived and declared the Cold War a total conflict early on in the postwar years, its public diplomacy activities did not reflect this global scale for some time to ... More


Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

William J. Rust

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book documents the formulation and execution of US foreign policy in Cambodia during the Eisenhower administration. Based on exhaustive research at the US National Archives, the Eisenhower ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The introduction highlights the overlap between the rise of the international law profession and the emergence of an overseas US empire in 1898, with the territorial expansion that followed the US ... More


Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

David P. Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Syngman Rhee and the Korean independence movement used the rhetoric of American exceptionalism to lobby the U.S. government and the American public for support between 1905 and ... More


Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Susan Zeiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the twentieth century, American male soldiers returned home from wars with foreign-born wives in tow, often from allied, but at times from enemy, nations, resulting in a new, official ... More


Pawns, Proxies, and Pressing the Case for the Free World: The USIA and Eisenhower’s New Look

Jason C. Parker

in Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251840
eISBN:
9780190251871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251840.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

The Eisenhower administration’s creation of the United States Information Agency (USIA), along with its elevation of public diplomacy within the national security apparatus, gave US overseas outreach ... More


Hearts and Minds on New Frontlines: The Public Diplomacy of the Korean War in Asia

Jason C. Parker

in Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251840
eISBN:
9780190251871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251840.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Even before the Korean War showed that the Cold War had become a global conflict, Washington had worried that it was falling behind the communists on the public diplomacy front. Organizational chaos ... More


Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Benjamin Allen Coates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Legalist Empire explores the intimate connections between international law and empire in the United States from 1898 to 1919. Though many histories treat Woodrow Wilson’s plans for the League of ... More


Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Kyle Burke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to ... More


Introduction

Kyle Burke

in Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction opens with the story of John Singlaub, a retired US Army general who spearheaded covert campaigns to aid anticommunist freedom fighters in Asia, Africa, and Latin America the 1980s. ... More


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