The 1917 was the turning point in United States decision of getting into the Great War because of the developments of the European theater. However, during the same year, in the American public opinion the previous tensions with the Empire of Japan for the Asia-Pacific equilibrium rushed. Economic interests and geopolitical considerations guided US public discourse to the need for a more diplomatic assertiveness in China, to counterbalance a possible Japanese hegemony and to ensure the “open door” in the new republic.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] «The door will be kept open»: 1917 and Asia-Pacific international relations in the US press|
|Number of pages||22|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
- Grande Guerra
- Stati Uniti