American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam examines the effect of the assumption in American exceptionalism at the historical past of U.S. overseas coverage because the Vietnam conflict. Trevor B. McCrisken analyzes makes an attempt through every one post-Vietnam U.S. management to restore the preferred trust in exceptionalism either rhetorically and by way of pursuing overseas coverage supposedly grounded in conventional American rules. He argues that exceptionalism always supplied the framework for international coverage discourse yet that the behavior of overseas affairs used to be constrained via the Vietnam syndrome.
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