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2 edition of history of the Monroe doctrine found in the catalog.

history of the Monroe doctrine

Perkins, Dexter.

history of the Monroe doctrine

a new edition of the book originally under the title "Hands off: a history of the Monroe doctrine".

by Perkins, Dexter.

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination462p.,21cm
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19575733M

A history of the Monroe doctrine. [Dexter Perkins] -- This history covers the period from to and is considered a definitive reference on the . “Jay Sexton's The Monroe Doctrine is a provocative and original reinterpretation of the history of U.S. foreign policy in the long nineteenth century. Building on and moving beyond the best new work in international, British imperial, and American political history, Sexton illuminates the internal stresses and external challenges that transformed a weak federation of republics into Cited by:

The Monroe Doctrine was declared in a few paragraphs of President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, Monroe warned European countries not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere, stating "that the American continentsare henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.".   James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States (). His administration was marked by the acquisition of Florida (); the Missouri Compromise (), in which Missouri was declared a slave state; and the profession of the Monroe Doctrine (), declaring U.S. opposition to European interference in the Americas, as well as breaking all ties /5(8).

The Monroe Doctrine was a United States policy beginning in that opposed Europe’s colonization of the Americas. Mike Kubic, a former Newsweek magazine correspondent, discusses the parameters of the policy, as well as its effects both nationally and globally.   This reader was sadly ignorant of its applications and history – until this book came along. The Monroe Doctrine was born of a compromise in James Monroe’s cabinet (in particular between John Quincy Adams and John C. Calhoun) in response to “the persistent danger of internal divisions” within the United States and the powerful impulse 4/5.


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History of the Monroe doctrine by Perkins, Dexter. Download PDF EPUB FB2

I came away from this book thinking that the Monroe Doctrine was used a lot like the Bible is: It had an authority that could justify whatever its proponents believed at the moment. The timing of Perkins' writing was good, since his work was originally published in the s, just before Pearl Harbor and the dying of the separate spheres of Old versus New World.3/5.

A History of the Monroe Doctrine (A new Revision of the book originally published under the title HANDS OFF: a history of the monroe doctrine) Unknown Binding – January 1, Manufacturer: Little, Brown and Company. A history of the Monroe doctrine Hardcover – January 1, by Dexter Perkins (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

A History of the Monroe Doctrine Hardcover – June 1, by Dexter Perkins (Author) out of 5 stars 1 ratingCited by: This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: Anonymous. The Monroe Doctrine, established by President James Monroe inwas a U.S.

policy of opposing European colonialism in the Western Hemisphere. "A new revision of the book originally published under the title Hands off: a history of the Monroe doctrine." Includes bibliography The separation of the New World and the old Republican America and monarchical Europe -- The first challenge: Monroe hurls defiance at Europe -- The challenge recalled: Polk revives Monroe -- The hour of peril: France and Spain defy the Monroe Doctrine Pages: Get this from a library.

A history of the Monroe doctrine. [Dexter Perkins] -- "A new revision of the book originally published under the title Hands off: a history of the Monroe doctrine." Includes bibliography. Monroe Doctrine, U.S. foreign policy enunciated by President James Monroe in that the U.S.

would not interfere in European affairs and wars or with existing colonies in the Western Hemisphere. European intervention in the hemisphere (closed to future colonization) would be seen as a hostile act against the U.S.

OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published under the title: Hands off: A history of the Monroe doctrine. Description: xiv, pages: Other Titles.

The rest of Sexton's book next takes us through the history of the Monroe Doctrine as it became the Monroe Doctrine during the s and s. One of the fears that drove the internal political use of the Doctrine during that time frame was the fear of International Abolitionism.

(By the way, the capitalization is by: Covering more than a century of history, this engaging book explores the varying conceptions of the doctrine as its meaning evolved in relation to the needs of an expanding American empire. In Jay Sexton's adroit hands, the Monroe Doctrine provides a new lens from which to view the paradox at the center of American diplomatic history: the.

Since I wrote Hands Off: A History of the Monroe Doctrine inmomentous events have taken place in the international sphere. These have influenced the development, and conditioned the character, of the Monroe Doctrine. The changes that have taken place I have described in this new edition, bringing them into focus and estimating their significance.

The doctrine and the League: Monroeism and world peace --IX. The doctrine and the good neighbor: Pan-Americanism and Monroeism --X. Retrospect and prospect: Monroeism in its broad lines --the future --The original Monroe doctrine.

Other Titles: History of the Monroe doctrine: Responsibility: Dexter Perkins. Monroe Doctrine, principle of American foreign policy enunciated in President James Monroe's message to Congress, Dec.

2, It initially called for an end to European intervention in the Americas, but it was later extended to justify U.S. imperialism in the Western Hemisphere. "This epilogue to well-known history of Monroe Doctrine is a provocative interpretation of how US presidents resolved policy contradiction of accepting Soviet presence in the Caribbean while reaffirming tenets of Monroe Doctrine"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v.

But the Monroe Doctrine has been interpreted and employed by many presidents since to justify interfering in, or staying out of, the affairs of neighboring countries.

About the Book Author Steve Wiegand is an award-winning political journalist and history writer. Book Review: A History of the Monroe Doctrine by Dexter Perkins and Americas Rise to World Power, by Foster Rhea Dulles Tuesday, May 1, Harry Elmer Barnes.

The United States invoked the Monroe Doctrine to defend its increasingly imperialistic role in the Americas in the midth century, but it was not until the Spanish-American War in that the.

With Adams’ assistance, Monroe addressed Congress in with what became known as his Monroe Doctrine, which in part developed out of his concern that European powers would want to re. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published under the title: "Hands off: a history of the Monroe doctrine." Description: xiv, pages: Other Titles.The History Of The Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine was the beginning of America trying to exert itself as a super power and forcing other countries to recognize it as one.

During his annual address to the congress, President James Monroe passed the doctrine that clearly stated that no European or colonial presence in and around the Western.In President James Monroe convened his cabinet to discuss how to respond to a perceived national security crisis.

The discussions of the cabinet led to Monroes message to Congress (December 2), the basis of which later became the Monroe Doctrine/5.