America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

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Princeton University Press, 12 mars 2012 - 505 pages

America's Mission argues that the global strength and prestige of democracy today are due in large part to America's impact on international affairs. Tony Smith documents the extraordinary history of how American foreign policy has been used to try to promote democracy worldwide, an effort that enjoyed its greatest triumphs in the occupations of Japan and Germany but suffered huge setbacks in Latin America, Vietnam, and elsewhere. With new chapters and a new introduction and epilogue, this expanded edition also traces U.S. attempts to spread democracy more recently, under presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama, and assesses America's role in the Arab Spring.

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Table des matières

CHAPTER NINE
212
Carters Human Rights Campaign
239
CHAPTER
266
CHAPTER ELEVEN
311
CHAPTER TWELVE
346
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
363
EPILOGUE
385
Notes
415
Bibliography
469
Index
495
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Tony Smith is the Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. His recent work includes The Crisis of American Foreign Policy: Wilsonianism in the Twenty-First Century (Princeton).

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