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The New Isolationism

The New Isolationism

By Norman A. Graebner

Ronald Press, 1956, 289 pp.

In interpreting most of the lively American foreign policy wrangling in the years 1950 to 1955 as an expression of neo-isolationism and unwarranted faith in "invincibility, moralism, and utopianism," Professor Graebner does not do full justice to the complexity of the international challenges in those years, nor to the variety of views which went into the criticism of our postwar foreign policy.