By Elizabeth Borgwardt
Borgwardt unearths the major within the 1941 Atlantic constitution and its Anglo-American imaginative and prescient of "war and peace aims." In trying to globalize what U.S. planners heralded as household New Deal rules approximately protection, the ideology of the Atlantic Charter--buttressed via FDR’s "Four Freedoms" and the legacies of worldwide conflict I--redefined human rights and America’s imaginative and prescient for the world.
Three units of overseas negotiations introduced the Atlantic constitution blueprint to life--Bretton Woods, the United countries, and the Nuremberg trials. those new associations manage mechanisms to stabilize the foreign economic climate, advertise collective protection, and enforce new wondering foreign justice. The layout of those associations served as a concrete articulation of U.S. nationwide pursuits, at the same time they emphasised the significance of operating with allies to accomplish universal targets. the yankee architects of those charters have been trying to redefine the assumption of defense within the overseas sphere. To various levels, those associations and the debates surrounding them set the principles for the area we all know today.
By interpreting the interplay of principles, contributors, and associations that remodeled American international policy--and american citizens’ view of themselves--Borgwardt illuminates the wider background of contemporary human rights, alternate and the worldwide economic climate, collective protection, and foreign legislations. This ebook captures a misplaced imaginative and prescient of the yank position within the world.
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