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By Robert Schulzinger

ISBN-10: 0631223150

ISBN-13: 9780631223153

This is often an authoritative quantity of historiographical essays that survey the country of U.S. diplomatic historical past. The essays hide the full diversity of the heritage of yankee international family members from the colonial interval to the current. They talk about the foremost resources and learn the main influential books and articles within the box.

  • Includes discussions of recent methodological ways in diplomatic history.

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During the Velvet Revolution in 1989, student protesters expressed their dissent by singing the American civil rights anthem “We Shall Overcome” with the lyrics “Truth Shall Prevail,” inspired by Thomas Masaryk (Jarˇab 1993: 215). Reinhold Wagnleitner (1994) explores how even as US officials attempted to present the United States of Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber as superior to European “high culture,” Austrian youth embraced cokes, jeans, and rock and roll in the spirit of rebellion, freedom, and modernity.

After a time, a member of the audience remarked that hearing American music broadcast in China {Page:16} CULTURE AND US FOREIGN RELATIONS 17 when he was growing up had meant everything to him. What scholars are trying to do, while not at all dismissing the importance of strategic and economic policies, is examine how culturally constructed meanings influence international relations. In addition, historians using cultural approaches take seriously the points of view of those considered to be outsiders as well as insiders in US foreign relations.

In many ways, with and without state sponsorship, the expansion of American mass culture and its message of “having it all,” have served US interests. In answer to Thomas Paterson’s call that historians “have a responsibility to combat the American public’s ignorance about US foreign relations,” studies of {Page:25} 26 SUSAN BREWER culture and foreign relations can make a real contribution (Paterson 1991: 53). People often look upon the subject of foreign relations as boring, serious, and important and therefore having nothing to do with them.

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