Books - Series Description

Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy, and Peace

Edited by George C. Herring, Andrew L. Johns, and Kathryn C. Statler

This series focuses on key moments of conflict, diplomacy, and peace from the eighteenth century to the present to explore their wider significance in the development of U.S. foreign relations. The series editors welcome new research in the form of original monographs, interpretive studies, biographies, and anthologies from historians, political scientists, journalists, and policymakers. A primary goal of the series is to examine the United States’ engagement with the world, its evolving role in the international arena, and the ways in which the state, nonstate actors, individuals, and ideas have shaped and continue to influence history, both at home and abroad.

Series Editors:

George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. A specialist in the history of U.S. foreign relations, his writing has focused on the Vietnam War and includes most importantly, America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975, now in its fourth edition. He served as president of SHAFR in 1989-1990, and was editor of its journal Diplomatic History between 1982 and 1986.

Andrew L. Johns is associate professor of history at Brigham Young University. His research focuses on U.S. foreign relations during the Cold War, with a particular interest in the presidency and the relationship between domestic politics and foreign policy.

Kathryn C. Statler is professor of History at University of San Diego. Her research focus is international and multidisciplinary, with an emphasis on alliance politics and cultural diplomacy.

Email Inquiries: Melissa Hammer

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