Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I (Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace)

Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I (Studies In Conflict Diplomacy Peace)

Justus D. Doenecke


whilst struggle broke out in Europe in 1914, political leaders within the usa have been swayed via renowned opinion to stay impartial; but below 3 years later, the state declared conflict on Germany. In Nothing lower than struggle: a brand new background of America's access into global battle I, Justus D. Doenecke examines the conflict of reviews over the struggle in this transformative interval and gives a clean viewpoint on America's choice to go into global battle I.

Doenecke reappraises the private and non-private international relations of President Woodrow Wilson and his closest advisors and explores in nice intensity the reaction of Congress to the battle. He additionally investigates the debates that raged within the renowned media and between citizen teams that sprang up around the kingdom because the U.S. economic climate was once threatened through eu blockades and as american citizens died on ships sunk through German U-boats.

The choice to interact in conflict finally belonged to Wilson, yet as Doenecke demonstrates, Wilson's selection used to be no longer made in isolation. Nothing lower than War presents a finished exam of America's inner political weather and its altering overseas function throughout the seminal interval of 1914–1917.

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