The Tragedy of American Diplomacy by William Appleman Williams

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A former president of the Organization of American Historians, William Appleman Williams taught for many years at the University of Wisconsin and Oregon State University.

His books include The Contours of American History, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, and Empire as a Way of Life. Andrew J. Bacevich is a professor of international relations and history at Boston by: The greatest (?) American historian goes on a diatribe--only the tenured can get away with this kind of frankness.

In its place and time, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy was bracing for its vision of history as leading inexorably, stupidly, to global thermonuclear war. And Wm. Williams was p-i-s-s-e-d. The best kind of history: a useful one/5. The Tragedy of Empire. Author: Paul Buhle,Edward Francis Rice-Maximin; Publisher: Psychology Press ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Williams' controversial volumes, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, Contours of American History, and other works have established him as the foremost interpreter of US foreign policy.

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Fifty years ago, William Appleman Williams published The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, the emblematic text of “revisionist” diplomatic history. That anniversary was celebrated by a conference at Rutgers University which was organized and hosted by my colleague Lloyd Gardner, Williams’s first PhD student at the University of Wisconsin.

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