The United States in the World

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  1. Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles
    Full of colorful details and engrossing stories, Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles shows that the aspirations of individual Americans to be recognized as people worthy of others' respect was a driving force in the global... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2019
    Hardback | £39.00
  2. Arc of Containment
    Arc of Containment recasts the history of American empire in Southeast and East Asia from World War II through the end of American intervention in Vietnam. Setting aside the classic story of anxiety about falling dominoes, Wen-Qing... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2019
    Hardback | £39.00
  3. Borderline Citizens
    Borderline Citizens explores the intersection of U.S. colonial power and Puerto Rican migration. Robert C. McGreevey examines a series of confrontations in the early decades of the twentieth century between colonial migrants seeking... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2018
    Hardback | £39.00
  4. Our Frontier Is the World
    Mischa Honeck’s Our Frontier Is the World is a provocative account of how the Boy Scouts echoed and enabled American global expansion in the twentieth century.The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has long been a standard bearer for... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
    Hardback | £34.00
  5. Democracy in Exile
    Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures in American defense... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Hardback | £28.99
  6. Cauldron of Resistance
    In 1955, Ngo Dinh Diem organized an election to depose chief-of-state Bao Dai, after which he proclaimed himself the first president of the newly created Republic of Vietnam. The United States sanctioned the results of this election,... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Paperback | £24.99
  7. Out of Oakland
    In Out of Oakland, Sean L. Malloy explores the evolving internationalism of the Black Panther Party. He traces the shifting intersections between the black freedom struggle in the United States, Third World anticolonialism, and... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2017
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Screening Enlightenment
    Shows how the US's expansive attempt at cultural globalization helped transform Japan into one of Hollywood's key markets. He also demonstrates the prominent role American cinema played in the political reeducation and reorientation... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2010
    Hardback | £33.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  9. Redemption and Revolution
    In the early twentieth century, a good number of college-educated Protestant American women went abroad by taking up missionary careers in teaching, nursing, and medicine. Motoe Sasaki's transnational history of these New Women... Learn More
    Published: 18th October 2016
    Hardback | £39.00
  10. The Diplomacy of Migration
    The Diplomacy of Migration combines important innovations in the field of diplomatic history with new international trends in migration history. During the Cold War, both Chinese and American officials employed a wide range of... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2016
    Hardback | £39.00
  11. Imperfect Strangers
    In Imperfect Strangers, Salim Yaqub argues that the 1970s were a pivotal decade for U.S.-Arab relations, whether at the upper levels of diplomacy, in street-level interactions, or in the realm of the...... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2016
    Hardback | £28.99
  12. White World Order, Black Power Politics
    In White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis recovers the arguments, texts, and institution building of an extraordinary group of professors at Howard University, including Alain Locke, Ralph Bunche, Rayford Logan,... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2015
    Hardback | £24.99
    Paperback | £17.99
  13. Christian Imperialism
    In 1812, eight American missionaries, under the direction of the recently formed American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, sailed from the United States to South Asia. The plans that motivated their voyage were ano... Learn More
    Published: 18th November 2015
    Hardback | £39.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. For God and Globe
    For God and Globe recovers the history of an important yet largely forgotten intellectual movement in interwar America. Michael G. Thompson explores the way radical-left and ecumenical Protestant internationalists articulated... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2015
    Hardback | £39.00
  15. Empire's Twin
    Empire's Twin broadens our conception of anti-imperialist actors, ideas, and actions; it charts this story across the range of American history, from the Revolution to our own era; and it opens up the transnational and global... Learn More
    Published: 19th March 2015
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £21.99
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