The United States and Europe in the Twentieth Century
Longman, 2003 - 202 pages
The relationship between the US and Europe in the 20th century is one of the key considerations in any understanding of international relations/international history during this period. David Ryan first sets the context by looking at the trends and traditions of America¿s foreign relations in the 19th century, and then considers the changing nature of America's vision of Europe from 1900 to the present. The book examines America¿s response to and involvement in the two World Wars, including the structure of international power after the First World War and American reaction to the rise of Nazi Germany. American/European relations during the Cold War (1945-1970) are discussed, and Ryan considers the contentious debate that America was trying to establish an empire by invitation. Finally, the book looks at the ever-increasing unification of Europe and how this has affected America's role and influence.
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For Europeans, it served to bridge the dollar gap and contain Germany. Maier
refers to the relationship as one of 'consensual hegemony' (Maier, 1994: 154-74).
Or, to use Geir Lundestad's formulation, Washington created an 'empire by ...
As Lundestad argues, with this framework, 'it was evident that Washington did not
really see Western Europe as an independent actor' (1998a: 52—4). In
November 1958 crisis erupted in Berlin when Khrushchev announced that the
Oxford: Oxford University Press. Lundestad, Geir (1996) Paper delivered to the
Commonwealth Conference, University College London. Lundestad, Geir (1998a
) 'Empire' by Integration: The United States and European Integration, 1945-1997
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THE TRADITIONS OF US FOREIGN RELATIONS
THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD WARS
THE INTERWAR SYSTEM TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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