Feb. 2: Devising the Peace

 

Topics:
  The League Fight, Wilsonian Diplomacy and Its Legacy
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 87-101.

George F. Kennan, American Diplomacy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951, 1984) pp. 91-103.

Henry A. Kissinger, Diplomacy (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994), pp. 29-55.

Tony Smith, "Wilsonianism," Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (New York: Scribners', 2002), pp. 617-26.


Suggested:
Walter McDougall, Promised Land, Crusader State: The American Encounter with the World Since 1776 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1997).

Tony Smith, America's Mission: the United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy in the Twentieth Century (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994).

 

 
Additional Resources:
 

"The Great War and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century," PBS.

PowerPoint Presentation