Morgenthau in Europe: Searching for the Political.
Pages Scientific Man and the New Science of Politics. The Purpose of American Politics. Vietnam Writings and the National Security State.
Morgenthau in America: The Legacy. Back Matter Pages About this book Introduction This edited volume covers the development of the thought of the political realist Hans J. Morgenthau from the time of his arrival in America from Nazi-dominated Europe through to his emphatic denunciation of American policy in the Vietnam War.
The report was a scathing review of the leadership of the University President Clarence Decker. With America entering into the Second World War Morgenthau was fired under the guise of budget cuts, although he successfully appealed it came too late to remain in Kansas. After countless rejections Morgenthau was offered and accepted a post at the University of Chicago in the political science department.
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The reputation and environment of the University stimulated him and once his temporary position was no longer needed he was offered a teaching position. Between and he published six books including his now infamous Politics among Nations in and by spring it had adopted by over ninety colleges in America and later that year he was made a full professor of political science and contemporary history at the University of Chicago.
The following year he founded the Center for the Study of American Foreign and Military Policy which during the s produced some outstanding alumni although Morgenthau lost interest and it began to flounder eventually closing in when he left Chicago, due to Illinois state law requiring him to retire from being a full time professor. During his academic life in America he undertook a considerable number of guest professorships in the US and abroad returning to both Madrid and Geneva.
Although after Morgenthau only published three more monographs he wrote over four hundred articles finding these easier to fit into his busy schedule. The influence that Morgenthau on those both within and outside his discipline was considerable with his acquaintances including Golda Meir, Robert Kennedy, Henry Kissinger and Walter Lippmann among others. Morgenthau died at the age of 76 on the 19th July Your email address will not be published.
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