Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784993306

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Reasserting America in the 1970s

U.S. public diplomacy and the rebuilding of America's image abroad

Edited by Hallvard Notaker and Giles Scott-Smith
Edited by David J. Snyder

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Study of how American diplomats at home and abroad struggled to maintain American cultural preeminence in a world of shifting challenges to American power
  • Examines an extremely popular era in US history characterised by the defeat in Vietnam, the breakdown of the Bretton Woods exchange system and a string of domestic crises including Watergate and Three Mile Island
  • Sits at the interdisciplinary intersection of American history and diplomacy in a unique way, making an impact on both fields of study
  • Coverage of soft power and public opinion make this a great addition to courses on diplomatic history and international relations

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