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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.).


"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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307262943
  • ISBN: 0307262944
  • Physical Description: 669 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House, 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 nineteenth-century world order -- The European war and American neutrality -- Schrechlichkeit and the submarine war -- "He kept us out of war" -- The path to war -- America declares war -- America and the "war to end all wars" -- The great war ends -- America and the European peace -- Wilson and the league fight -- A return to "normalcy"? -- The collapse of Europe and the rise of Hitler -- Toward a new order in Asia -- The Manchurian crisis -- The fascist challenge -- Franklin D. Roosevelt: Isolationist -- The United States and appeasement -- Kristallnacht and its effect on American policy -- Blitzkrieg and America's "great debate" -- Accelerating toward war -- The United States enters the war.
Subject: World politics > 1900-1945.
United States > Foreign relations > 20th century.

Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 8 total copies.
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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 Available -

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