September 16: America's Dilemmas and Debates

 

Topics:
  Isolationism, Lend-lease

Lecturer:
  Taylor Fain
Readings:
 

Required:
Reynolds, From Munich to Pearl Harbor, pp. 69-123.


Recommended:
Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995, 1979), pp. 199-232 (pdf).

Manfred Jonas, Isolationism in America, 1935-1941 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1966), pp. 32-69 (pdf).


Suggested:
Wayne S. Cole, Roosevelt and the Isolationists, 1932-1945 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983).

Justus Doenecke, Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941 ( Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, 2000).

Arnold Offner, American Appeasement: United States Foreign Policy and Germany, 1933-1938 (Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1969).

 
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