Feb. 9: FDR and the World

 

Topics:
  Economic Diplomacy, the Good Neighbor Policy, Isolationism
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 125-30, 165-67.

James MacGregor Burns, Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1963), pp. 247-63.


Suggested:
Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979).

Barbara Rearden Farnham, Roosevelt and the Munich Crisis: A Study of Political Decision-Making (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997).

 
Additional Resources:
 

PowerPoint Presentation

Thomas W. Zeiler, "Unravelling Roosevelt," review of Barbara Rearden Farnham's Roosevelt and the Munich Crisis, H-Diplo, May 1998.