The Liberal Moment
Modernity, Security and the Making of Postwar International Order. New Directions in World Politics
How did the USA establish its dominant role in international relations in the second half of the 20th century? What central ideas, policies and methods shaped Cold War international order? These questions are examined in this text - an account of the establishment of global political order.
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Latham's thoughtful, interpretive account of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War reexamines the foundations of international order. The Liberal Moment inquires into the intertwining of internationalism and isolationism and the complex links that tie Western liberalism to militarism.