American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction

American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction

Comparing Japan and Iraq

eBook - 2011
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On the eve of the invasion of Iraq, President G.W. Bush argued that if setting up democracy in Japan and Germany after WW II was successful, then it should also be successful in Iraq. This book provides a detailed comparison of the reconstruction of Japan from 1945 to 1952 with the current reconstruction of Iraq, evaluating the key factors affecting the success or failure of such projects. The book seeks to understand why American officials believed that extensive social reengineering aiming at seeding democracy and economic development is replicable, through identifying factors explaining the
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 9781136912665
9780203843413
9780415563970
Branch Call Number: 355.028 Br
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)

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