Coverart for item
The Resource Butter and guns : America's Cold War economic diplomacy, Diane B. Kunz

Butter and guns : America's Cold War economic diplomacy, Diane B. Kunz

Label
Butter and guns : America's Cold War economic diplomacy
Title
Butter and guns
Title remainder
America's Cold War economic diplomacy
Statement of responsibility
Diane B. Kunz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Since World War II, in a world of democratic powers and peripheral combat, economic diplomacy has become the chief engine of global politics and prosperity. In a book that will take its place alongside the great diplomatic histories of the period, Diane Kunz offers a definitive history of 50 years of American economic diplomacy. From the Marshall Plan, to Bretton Woods, the Suez Crisis, the Alliance for Progress, the oil shocks, and beyond, America's international
  • economic leadership has been controversial, at times misguided, difficult to sustain, yet ultimately triumphant. Though traditional wisdom insists that leaders must choose guns or butter - that arms and prosperity are at odds - Kunz argues the controversial thesis that America's economic and security policies worked hand-in-glove. With the great cause of containing communism as a driving force, presidents from Truman to Reagan built a nation both prosperous and strong
  • while helping America's allies to achieve similar strengths. Diane Kunz's masterful narrative recounts the missing story at the heart of the American century
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kunz, Diane B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Butter and guns : America's Cold War economic diplomacy, Diane B. Kunz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The Forties -- 3. The Marshall Plan -- 4. The Fifties -- 5. The Suez Crisis -- 6. The Sixties -- 7. The Alliance for Progress -- 8. Fighting the Good Fights -- 9. The Seventies -- 10. Bretton Woods Has a Great Fall -- 11. The Oil Shocks -- 12. Public Becomes Private: Petrodollar Recycling and Third World Debt -- 13. The Eighties -- 14. Free Trade Forever? -- 15. Conclusion
Control code
ocm34782639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 422 pages
Isbn
9780684827957
Lccn
96020409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34782639
  • (Sirsi) a576391
Label
Butter and guns : America's Cold War economic diplomacy, Diane B. Kunz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The Forties -- 3. The Marshall Plan -- 4. The Fifties -- 5. The Suez Crisis -- 6. The Sixties -- 7. The Alliance for Progress -- 8. Fighting the Good Fights -- 9. The Seventies -- 10. Bretton Woods Has a Great Fall -- 11. The Oil Shocks -- 12. Public Becomes Private: Petrodollar Recycling and Third World Debt -- 13. The Eighties -- 14. Free Trade Forever? -- 15. Conclusion
Control code
ocm34782639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 422 pages
Isbn
9780684827957
Lccn
96020409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34782639
  • (Sirsi) a576391

Library Locations

    • Central Library, Jesse H. Jones BuildingBorrow it
      500 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
      29.759431 -95.369953
Processing Feedback ...