A brilliant book on foreign affairs. -Adolf A. Berle Jr., New York Times Book Review
A former president of the Organization of American Historians, William Appleman Williams taught for many years at the University of Wisconsin and Oregon State University. His books include The Contours of American History, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, and Empire as a Way of Life. Andrew J. Bacevich is a professor of international relations and history at Boston University. Lloyd C. Gardner is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University.