The folly of empire : what George W. Bush could learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson /

A century ago, the Theodore Roosevelt administration believed building an American empire was the only way the U.S. could ensure its role in the world, but came to see the occupation of the Philippines as America's "heel of Achilles." Woodrow Wilson, shocked by the failure of American...

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Main Author: Judis, John B.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Online Access:eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) Current AU students, faculty, and staff, click here for full text.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction; I. An Empire of Liberty: The Framework of American Foreign Policy; II. America's Imperial Moment; III. Theodore Roosevelt and the Heel of Achilles; IV. Woodrow Wilson and the Way to Liberty; V. Woodrow Wilson and the Conscience of the World; VI. Franklin Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms; VII. Cold War Liberalism from Truman to Reagan; VIII. Bush, Clinton, and the Triumph of Wilsonianism; IX. George W. Bush Sees Evil; X. George W. Bush and the Illusion of Omnipotence; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U.