PS 142A Lecture Slides (Winter 2020)

Jan. 8 and 10: Themes and Theories: The American Imperium

January 7

January 9 & 14

January 16 and 21: Informal Empire in the Caribbean

January 23: World War I and the League of Nations

January 28: World War II and the Origins of the Liberal International Order

January 30: The Cold War: Origins and Outbreak

February 4: The Cold War: Crises and D├ętente

February 6 Vietnam

February 11: The End of American Hegemony

February 13: The End of the Cold War

February 18: The New World Order

February 20: The Backlash to Empire and the War on Terror

February 25: Democracy Promotion and Statebuilding

February 27: No Class

March 3: Iraq

Pressman

March 5: Populism at home and abroad

Rodrik

Mead

Zakaria

Kazin

Muddle

March 10: The Rise of China

Khong

Schweller and Pu

Goldstein

March 12: The Future of the LIO

Nye

Mazaar

Ikenberry

Colgan and Keohane

Schweller