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By Elizabeth Borgwardt

ISBN-10: 0674018745

ISBN-13: 9780674018747

ISBN-10: 0674025369

ISBN-13: 9780674025363

In a piece of sweeping scope and luminous aspect, Elizabeth Borgwardt describes how a cadre of global warfare II American planners inaugurated the tips and associations that underlie our smooth foreign human rights regime.

Borgwardt reveals the main within the 1941 Atlantic constitution and its Anglo-American imaginative and prescient of "war and peace aims." In trying to globalize what U.S. planners heralded as family New Deal principles approximately safety, the ideology of the Atlantic Charter--buttressed through FDR’s "Four Freedoms" and the legacies of worldwide conflict I--redefined human rights and America’s imaginative and prescient for the world.

Three units of overseas negotiations introduced the Atlantic constitution blueprint to life--Bretton Woods, the United countries, and the Nuremberg trials. those new associations arrange mechanisms to stabilize the overseas economic climate, advertise collective defense, and enforce new considering overseas justice. The layout of those associations served as a concrete articulation of U.S. nationwide pursuits, whilst they emphasised the significance of operating with allies to accomplish universal ambitions. the yank architects of those charters have been trying to redefine the assumption of safeguard within the foreign sphere. To various levels, those associations and the debates surrounding them set the principles for the realm we all know today.

By examining the interplay of rules, participants, and associations that remodeled American overseas policy--and american citizens’ view of themselves--Borgwardt illuminates the wider heritage of recent human rights, alternate and the worldwide economic system, collective protection, and foreign legislation. This publication captures a misplaced imaginative and prescient of the yankee position within the world.

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