Embargoes And World Power: Lessons From American Foreign Policy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Embargoes And World Power

Lessons From American Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

By Richard J Ellings


194 pages

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Hardback: 9780367006709
pub: 2019-04-18
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This book analyzes the use of strategic embargoes and economic sanctions in the postwar period, tracing their changing applications in the context of developments in the global distribution of power. Dr. Ellings uses two approaches: a case study of the ongoing strategic Western embargo against selected communist countries and a comparative study of

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction Embargoes, Influence, and Nation-States -- The Standard History Challenged -- Embargoes and Systemic Change -- Capabilities and Trends: The U.S. and World Power -- Dynamics of the Strategic Embargo: 1947–1983 -- Economic Sanctions: The American Experience -- Conclusion -- Polar Typologies -- Sanctions Data Sources -- 107 Postwar Economic Sanctions and Threats

About the Author

Richard Ellings received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Washington and is a legislative assistant for foreign and defense policy in the U.S. Senate. He has studied in the People's Republic of China and has traveled widely in Asia.

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