Reconstructing Consensus: American Foreign Policy Since The Vietnam War

In This Review

Reconstructing Consensus: American Foreign Policy Since The Vietnam War

By Richard A. Melanson
St. Martin's, 1990
248 pp. $35.00
Purchase

Employing the method of "structured, focused comparison" the author asks a set of identical questions about the Nixon, Carter and Reagan administrations. Writing before the crisis in the Persian Gulf, he concluded that a superficial consensus had been attained even before President Bush sent American forces into combat.

Related Articles

This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Click here to learn more.

Continue