By H. W. Brands
For 2 hundred years, american citizens have believed that they've a duty to enhance the lot of humanity, a trust that has regularly formed U.S. international coverage. but inside of this consensus, there are competing faculties of proposal: the "exemplarist" university (Brands' time period) which holds that what the United States mainly owes the area is the benign instance of a well-functioning democracy, and the "vindicationist" university which argues that strength needs to occasionally complement a very good instance. during this e-book, H.W. manufacturers strains the evolution of those faculties as they emerged within the pondering and writing of an important public thinkers of the prior centuries.
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