The United States in the World

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  1. To Bring the Good News to All Nations
    When American evangelicals flocked to Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe in the late twentieth century to fulfill their Biblical mandate for global evangelism, their experiences abroad led them to engage more deeply... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2020
    Hardback | £41.00
  2. Freedom Incorporated
    Freedom Incorporated demonstrates how anticommunist political projects were critical to the United States' expanding imperial power in the age of decolonization, and how anticommunism was essential to the growing global economy... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2020
    Hardback | £43.00
  3. The Imperial Church
    Through a fascinating discussion of religion's role in the rhetoric of American civilizing empire, The Imperial Church undertakes an exploration of how Catholic mission histories served as a useful reference for Americans narrating... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2020
    Hardback | £42.00
  4. The Gathering Storm
    In this novel take on diplomatic history, Sebastián Hurtado-Torres examines the involvement of the United States in Chile during the Eduardo Frei administration (1964–1970). The Gathering Storm shows how the engagement between... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2020
    Hardback | £43.00
  5. 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: 22nd November 2019
    Hardback | £39.00
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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 | £29.99
  10. 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 | £25.99
  11. 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
  12. 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 | £23.99
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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 imagination.... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2016
    Hardback | £29.99
  16. 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 | £25.99
    Paperback | £18.99
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