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Presidential rhetoric from Wilson to Obama : constructing crises, fast and slow /
Wesley W. Widmaier.
imprint
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2015.
description
ix, 151 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1138790907 (hardback), 9781138790902 (hardback), 9781315763033 (ebook)
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imprint
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2015.
isbn
1138790907 (hardback)
9781138790902 (hardback)
9781315763033 (ebook)
contents note
Introduction: From fast crusading to slow balancing and credibility gaps -- From progressive crusading to interwar isolation and FDR's pragmatism -- From Truman's crusade to Eisenhower's new look -- From a new frontier to triangular diplomacy -- From the Reagan liberalism to the Bush-Clinton pragmatism -- From a freedom agenda to a reform agenda -- Conclusions: Crusaders, balancers and rethinking ambiguity.
abstract
"Over the past century, presidential constructions of foreign policy crises have legitimated recurring transformations of U.S. national interests"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
9959281
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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