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The Isolationist Impulse: Its Twentieth Centruy Reaction
The Isolationist Impulse Its Twentieth Centruy Reaction Author:Selig Adler In an unusually lively style, Professor Adler traces the complex but engrossing story of isolationism in the United States from its beginnings with Washington, Jefferson and Monroe to 1961. He discusses La Follette's Progressive Party, the Nye investigation of '34 and the subsequent Neutrality Law. Told in detail is Charles Lindbergh's part in... more » the isolationist drama and the role of the late Senator McCarthy in the mid-fifties
Dr. Adler deals with the isolationist and internationalist impulses both in terms of individuals and administrations. The result is a highly readable work, an invaluable source book for everyone interested in this challenging aspect of our history.« less
A good survey of the Isolationist movement across the century, especially in the pre World War and World War II periods. Because it was written in the 1950s, the modern antiwar movement of the 1960s on is not covered, which will disappoint some readers.