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Donald Trump's "America First" Foreign Policy: Lessons from History
Tue 9 May 2017, 19:00 – 20:30 BST
Dr David Milne from the University of East Anglia presents this evening's lecture which considers President Trump’s foreign policy and how it reflects (or not) policies pursued by former US presidents.
A graduate of the LSE and the University of Cambridge, David Milne is a historian of U.S. foreign policy. His first monograph America's Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War was published in 2008 by Hill and Wang and reviewed to acclaim in over thirty outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, The Nation, The National Interest, Diplomatic History and the American Historical Review. In 2011 the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times journalist Stephen Glain named America’s Rasputin one of his five “must-read” books on American militarism for thebrowser.com.
David’s second book is an intellectual history of U.S. foreign policy from the Spanish-American War to the present. Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy was published in 2015 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and was reviewed to acclaim in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Review of Books, Dallas Morning News, Foreign Affairs, and many other outlets. In 2016, the Society for U.S. Intellectual History selected Worldmaking as an "honorable mention" for its annual book prize.
A "Debates in Today’s America" event presented by the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library, the University of East Anglia and the British Library Eccles Centre for American Studies.
For more details please call the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library on 01603 774747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org