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The ghost at the feast : America and the collapse of world order, 1900-1941  Cover Image Book Book

The ghost at the feast : America and the collapse of world order, 1900-1941 / Robert Kagan.

Kagan, Robert, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780307262943
  • ISBN: 0307262944
  • Physical Description: x, 669 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-633) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A Tale of Two Wars -- Empire Without "Imperialism"; Imperialism without "Empire" -- Collapse of the 19th-Century World Order -- European War and American Neutrality -- "Schrechlichkeit" and The Submarine War -- "He kept us out of war" -- Path to War -- America Declares War -- America and the "war to end all wars" -- Great War Ends -- America and the European Peace -- Wilson and the League Fight -- A Return to "Normalcy"? -- Collapse of Europe and the Rise of Hitler -- Toward a New Order in Asia -- Manchurian Crisis -- Fascist Challenge -- Franklin D. Roosevelt : Isolationist -- United States and Appeasement -- "Kristallnacht" and American Anti-Semitism -- Blitzkrieg and America's "Great Debate" -- Accelerating Toward War -- United States Enters the War.
Summary, etc.:
"A comprehensive, sweeping history of America's rise to global superpower--a follow up to the author's acclaimed first volume, from our nation's earliest days to the dawn of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World politics > 1900-1945.
United States > Foreign relations > 20th century.
United States.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 327.73009 Kagan 2023 (Text) 0001012503024 Nonfiction New Checked out 02/25/2023

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