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American Umpire

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674055476

Publication Date: 03/04/2013

Short

448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction (Or, A Cautionary Tale of How the World Changed after 1776)
  • 1. To Compel Acquiescence (Or, How Federalism Replaced Empire with Umpire, 1648–1789)
  • 2. Umpire Attacked (Or, How the French Revolution Created the American Party System, 1789–1800)
  • 3. Another Umpire than Arms (Or, How Economic Sanctions Became a Tool of Foreign Relations, 1800–1815)
  • 4. A Rowboat in the Wake of a Battleship (Or, How America Flagged the Continent and Federal Power Triumphed, 1815–1865)
  • 5. Territorial Expansion versus Saltwater Imperialism (Or, How America Entered the Fray for Colonies, 1865–1920)
  • 6. The Open Door and the First International Rules (Or, How the United States Chose Another Way, 1900–1920)
  • 7. War against War (Or, How the Democracies Stumbled and the World Caught Fire, 1920–1939)
  • 8. Up to the Neck and in to the Death (Or, How America Became an Ally, 1939–1945)
  • 9. The Buck Stops Here (Or, How the United States Assumed the Burden of Preemptive Intervention, 1945–1947)
  • 10. A Coercive Logic (Or, How America Spread Freedom and Wealth, and Compromised Its Ideals, 1947–1991)
  • Conclusion: Good Calls, Bad Calls, and Rules in Flux (Or, Who Wants to Be Ump? 1991–Present)
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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