To shape our world for good : master narratives and regime change in U.S. foreign policy, 1900-2011 /

"This book explores the ways that deeply held, public dispositions toward international politics push U.S. presidents--often against their better judgement--into either highly destructive wars, like Vietnam and Iraq, or away from even minimal action that could do good in the world, like modern-...

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Main Author: Walldorf, C. William, Jr., 1967- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : master narratives and forceful regime change
  • The liberal narrative, restraint narrative and patterns of forceful regime change
  • The broad patterns
  • Regime change in Korea and China
  • Regime change in Cuba and Vietnam
  • Regime change in El Salvador and Grenada
  • Regime change in Iraq and Libya
  • The implications of master narrative politics.