Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I

The book includes:
· An introductory essay outlining main themes and problems of the era
· A chronology of main events
· More than 1,000 separate cross-referenced dictionary entries exploring all aspects of American Diplomacy
· Appendixes providing lists of presidents; secretaries of state, war, and navy; all American diplomatic ministers and ambassadors, and most U.S. consuls
· A photographic section with images of significant individuals and locations
· A massive bibliography that is essential due to the neglect of literature on the epoch until recent decades


About the author
Kenneth J. Blume is professor of history and chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Albany College of Pharmacy. He is a specialist in 19th Century U.S. maritime, diplomatic and naval history. He has published articles in a wide variety of professional journals and books.

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