American foreign policy and postwar reconstruction comparing Japan and Iraq by Jeff Bridoux

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Subjects:

  • Postwar reconstruction -- Case studies,
  • Postwar reconstruction -- Japan,
  • Postwar reconstruction -- Iraq,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJeff Bridoux.
GenreCase studies
SeriesRoutledge studies in US foreign policy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ6374 .B74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24099593M
ISBN 109780415563970, 9780203843413
LC Control Number2010010217

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Postwar Foreign Policy and African-American Civil Rights The Civil Rights Movement And The Second Reconstruction, – Crafting an Institutional Identity. Let Us Have Peace: Ulysses S. Grant and the Politics of War and Reconstruction, (Hardcover).

American Foreign Policy in the 20s; Foreign Policy and the New Deal; The Outbreak of War in Europe; The Road to Pearl Harbor; The Second World War, – The Home Front; The World at War; Toward Final Victory; The Rise of the Cold War, – The Cold War at Home; Postwar America; The Origins of the Cold War; America in the Fifties.

The Post-war Reconstruction of Europe, Since the end of the Cold War, the decade following the Second World War has gained new significance.

Historians have become particularly interested in the question of how Europe, which emerged from the war as a physical and moral wasteland, could rebuild itself so dramatically and successfully.

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postwar South. In the spring ofthe U.S. Army faced the unprecedented task of occupying eleven conquered Southern states during peacetime and administering “Reconstruction”—the process by which the former rebellious states would be restored to the Union.

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No single foreign policy issue mattered more to the United States for the next 50 years as much as the Cold War. President Truman set the direction for the next eight presidents with the announcement of the containment policy.

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Not all, but many domestic issues were tied to foreign policy issues. Post immigration to the United States differed fairly dramatically from America’s earlier 20th- and 19th-century immigration patterns, most notably in the dramatic rise in numbers of immigrants from Asia.

Beginning in the late 19th century, the U.S. government took steps to bar immigration from Asia. The establishment of the national origins quota system in the Immigration Act.

In recent years the Marshall Plan has been invoked on numerous occasions as a solution for problems domestic and foreign. This study aims to establish the relevance for contemporary postwar reconstruction programs of an experimental foreign policy conceived and executed back in the late s and early s.

Building on the economic base left after the war, American society became more affluent in the postwar years than most Americans could have imagined in their wildest dreams before or during the war. Public policy, like the so-called GI Bill of Rights passed inprovided money for veterans to attend college, to purchase homes, and to buy farms.

History of United States foreign policy is a brief overview of major trends regarding the foreign policy of the United States from the American Revolution to the present. Chapter 22 Age of Empire: American Foreign Policy, Introduction; Turner, Mahan, and the Roots of Empire; The Spanish-American War and Overseas Empire; Economic Imperialism in East Asia; Roosevelt’s “Big Stick” Foreign Policy; Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy” Key Terms; Summary; Review Questions; Critical.

The Postwar Economy: As the Cold War unfolded in the decade and a half after World War II, the United States experienced phenomenal economic growth. The war brought the return of prosperity, and in the postwar period the United States consolidated its position as the world's richest country.

The reconstruction of Germany after World War II was a long process after Hitler's suicide, which had ended the war. Germany had suffered heavy losses during the war, both in lives and industrial power. to million Germans had been killed, roughly to % of the population (see also World War II casualties).

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Highlights include interviews with Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilueva, the papers of Hoover senior fellow Henry S. Rowen, records from the Ethiopian Project Research and Assistance Group, and conference proceedings on post-war reconstruction in Europe. Essays on various political and economic questions connected with the problem of how to make this a better world to live in.

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The Great Depression, – Chapter Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, –. The main trend regarding the history of U.S. foreign policy since the American Revolution is the shift from non-interventionism before and after World War I, to its growth as a world power and global hegemony during and since World War II and the end of the Cold War in the 20th century.

Since the 19th century, U.S. foreign policy also has been characterized by a shift from the realist school.Michael Hogan shows how The Marshall Plan was more than an effort to put American aid behind the economic reconstruction of Europe.

American officials hoped to refashion Western Europe into a smaller version of the integrated single-market and mixed capitalist economy that existed in .The predominant theme in both the domestic and foreign policy pursued by the federal government from the period was that of growth.

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