This edited volume in the Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy series tracks democracy promotion in U.S. policy, covering every president from Theodore Roosevelt on. Many chapters were first presented as papers at a 2010 conference on “US Presidents and Democracy” at the University of London's Institute for the Study of the Americas, but most have been updated to extend into 2012. They gather a posse of younger British scholars around three senior U.S. academics: Henry Nau of George Washington University and Stanford University's Hoover Institution (who discusses Ronald Reagan), Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (covering Barack Obama), and Tony Smith of Tufts University, whose survey introduction carries forward the arguments in the book he cowrote with Richard C. Leone, America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994, updated in 2012), the volume that inspired serious post–Cold...
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US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion: From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama
US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion: From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama.
London and New York:
Thomas W. Simons
Online Issn: 1531-3298
Print Issn: 1520-3972
© 2014 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Journal of Cold War Studies (2014) 16 (4): 289–291.
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Thomas W. Simons; US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion: From Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Journal of Cold War Studies 2014; 16 (4): 289–291. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_r_00508
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