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Forthcoming U.S. Military History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. US Arms Policies Towards the Shah's Iran

    By Stephen McGlinchey

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book reconstructs and explains the arms relationship that successive U.S. administrations developed with the Shah of Iran between 1950 and 1979. This relationship has generally been neglected in the extant literature leading to a series of omissions and distortions in the historical record....

    To Be Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. US Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    By Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book presents a novel analysis of how US grand strategy has evolved from the end of the Cold War to the present, offering an integrated analysis of both continuity and change. On the one hand the post-Cold War American grand strategy has continued to be oriented to what the authors argue has...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The New American Way of War

    Military Culture and the Political Utility of Force

    By Ben Buley

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book explores the cultural history and future prospects of the so-called ‘new American way of war’. In recent decades, American military culture has become increasingly dominated by a vision of ‘immaculate destruction’, which reached its apogee with the fall of Baghdad in 2003. Operation...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era

    By Joseph A Gagliano

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Conventional wisdom holds that the President enjoys the preponderance of foreign policy power, however Congress has influenced China policymaking more than is generally recognized. The legislature has demonstrated consistent interests in the realm of China policy, and it has invariably pursued...

    To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Democracy Promotion as US Foreign Policy

    Bill Clinton and Democratic Enlargement

    By Nicolas Bouchet

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The role of democracy promotion in US foreign policy has increased considerably in the last three decades, booming especially in the immediate years after the end of the Cold War. The rise of democracy promotion originates in a long historical tradition that sees exporting American political values...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Presidential Rhetoric from Wilson to Obama

    Constructing Crises, Fast and Slow

    By Wesley Widmaier

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    From the Cold War to the War on Terror, presidential rhetoric at times of crisis has reshaped U.S. foreign policy ideas and interests. In these settings, leaders like Harry Truman and George W. Bush have constructed crises that justified liberal crusades. However, such rhetoric has often led not to...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. US Foreign Policy and China

    By Guy Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This work is an exploration of how U.S.-China relations were managed by President George W. Bush. Roberts argues that contrary to conventional wisdom, President Bush conducted a calculated, pragmatic and highly successful strategy toward Beijing, which avoided conflict, resolved crisis and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. American Intellectuals and US Strategy

    Forging the National Security Strategy during and after the Cold War

    By Paulo J.B. Ramos

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Have academics played any role in American grand strategy? Although academics are usually seen as out-of-touch idealists working in their ivory towers they have played an important role in national security policy processes, as this book will show. By examining the relationship between academics...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony

    By Dionysis Markakis

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of democracy promotion has...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. US Collective Memory, Intervention and Vietnam

    The Cultural Politics of US Foreign Policy since 1969

    By David Ryan

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    The Vietnam War has generated significant diplomatic and cultural influences on US foreign policy. This book explores the construction and interaction of US collective memory with the politics of US intervention since the late 1960s. On the one hand, the United States drew lessons that after...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge