Rise to Globalism
  • Release Date : 22 December 2010
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 592 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101501290
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Download or read book entitled Rise to Globalism by author: Stephen E. Ambrose which was release on 22 December 2010 and published by Penguin with total page 592 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Since it first appeared in 1971, Rise to Globalism has sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The ninth edition of this classic survey, now updated through the administration of George W. Bush, offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present, focusing on such pivotal events as World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and 9/11. Examining everything from the Iran-Contra scandal to the rise of international terrorism, the authors analyze-in light of the enormous global power of the United States-how American economic aggressiveness, racism, and fear of Communism have shaped the nation's evolving foreign policy.