Books in this innovative series globalize the study of United States history. It features extraordinary works that explore how people, ideas, processes, and events that transcend national borders have shaped United States history from the antebellum period through the present. Cornell University Press and the series editors welcome established and emerging scholars based in the United States and abroad who work on diverse topics and regions of the world.
The series encourages books that integrate the methodologies of transnational and international history, particularly the use of domestic and international archives; multilingual sources; and the study of the important role played by both state and non-state actors. The goal of the United States in the World series is to bring together the best new scholarship that globalizes United States history, thereby enriching and broadening our understanding of United States history.
Please send inquiries to: David C. Engerman (firstname.lastname@example.org), Amy S. Greenberg (email@example.com), or Paul A. Kramer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Forthcoming volumes in the series include:
Foreign Affairs: Policy, Culture, and the Making of Love and War in Vietnam by Amanda Chapman Boczar
Outsourcing Democracy: U.S. NGOs and the Collapse of the Soviet Union by Kate Geoghegan
The Gathering Storm: The United States, Eduardo Frei's Revolution in Liberty, and the Polarization of Chilean Politics, 1964-1970 by Sebastiàn Hurtado-Torres
The Ends of Modernization: Development, Ideology, and Catastrophe in Nicaragua after the Alliance for Progress by David Johnson Lee
The Asian Cinema Network: The Asian Film Festival, the Asia Foundation, and the Cultural Cold War in Asia by Sangjoon Lee
The Arc of Containment: Britain, Malaya, Singapore, and the Rise of American Hegemony in Southeast Asia by Wen-Qing Ngoei
The Greek Fire: The Greek Revolution and the Emergence of American Reform Movements by Maureen Santelli
The Proving Ground: Competing Visions for Democracy and Human Rights during the Cold War by William Michael Schmidli
Pursuing Respectability in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-century Fiji by Nancy Shoemaker
The United States, the International Community, and Indonesia's New Order, 1966–1998 by Bradley R. Simpson
To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelicals, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Policy by Lauren Turek
The Value of Interests: The Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy in Latin America, 1973-1984 by Vanessa Walker
Oil Money: How Petrodollars Transformed U.S.-Middle East Relations, 1967–1986 by David M. Wight
David C. Engerman is
Professor of History at Yale University. He has written two books on American ideas about Russia/USSR, including Know Your Enemy: The Rise and Fall of America's Soviet Experts. His longstanding interest in modernization and development programs in the Third World has led to two co-edited collections (including Staging Growth: Modernization, Development, and the Global Cold War) and his new book, The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India. His current research is on the global politics of economic inequality in the 1970s.
Amy S. Greenberg is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Women's Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of four books, including the prize-winning A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico; Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion: A Brief History with Documents; and Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire. She is currently at work on a study of the role of dissent in nineteenth-century U.S. foreign policy.
Paul A. Kramer is Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He is the author of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines, winner of the Stuart L. Bernath and James Rawley Prizes, as well as numerous articles on U. S. transnational, imperial and global histories. His current project deals with the intersection between immigration and imperial politics in the United States across the 20th century.