American Foreign Policy Since World War II

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CQ Press, 1998 - United States - 385 pages
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Written by two renowned political scientists, this is the only available booklength treatment of U.S. foreign policy from 1945 to the present. Spanier and Hook analyze the behavior of the United States as a world power both during the Cold War and in its turbulent aftermath in order to identify recurring patterns and consider their implications.

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University of Florida

Professor and chair of political science at Kent State University, Steven W. Hook is author of U.S. Policy: The Paradox of World Power and coauthor of American Foreign Policy Since World War II. He has published numerous articles on U.S. foreign policy and international political economy in journals such as Foreign Policy Analysis and International Studies Quarterly.

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