Walter LaFeber

Walter LaFeber is professor of history at Cornell University and the author of The Clash and Inevitable Revolutions.

Awards

Books by Walter LaFeber

  1. Book CoverAmerica in Vietnam: A Documentary History


    This collection of essays and documents, written and compiled by four distinguished historians, is an essential source book for anyone seeking to understand the causes, character, and consequences of American involvement in Vietnam.More

  2. Book CoverThe American Age: U.S. Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad

    Second Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    In this leading text, Walter LaFeber offers a comprehensive history of American foreign relations from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. His narrative account features several major themes: the connections between U.S. foreign policy and domestic politics; the impact of American economic development on foreign policy interests; popular culture, particularly film, as a filter for public opinion on American commitments abroad; the roles of public opinion, leadership, and bureaucracy in the formation of policy.More

  3. Book CoverThe Clash: U.S.-Japanese Relations Throughout History


    Winner of the Bancroft Prize.More

  4. Book CoverInevitable Revolutions: The United States in Central America

    Second Edition

    Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica are five small countries, and yet no other part of the world is more important to the US.More

  5. Book CoverMichael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

    New Edition

    Walter LaFeber's timely analysis looks at the ways that triumphant capitalism, coupled with high-tech telecommunications, is conquering the nations of the world, one mind—one pair of feet—at a time.More