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Andrew Preston teaches American history and international relations history at Cambridge University, where he is a fellow of Clare College. Before Cambridge, he taught history and international studies at Yale University. Born in Ontario, he has also taught at universities in Canada and Switzerland, and has been a fellow at the Cold War Studies Program at the London School of Economics. He is the author of The War Council: McGeorge Bundy, the NSC, and Vietnam.

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Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Written by Andrew Preston


Format: eBook, 832 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $13.99

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Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy
Written by Andrew Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $18.00

Winner of the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction
Finalist for the Cundhill Prize in History



A richly detailed, profoundly engrossing story of how religion has influenced American foreign relations, told through the stories of the men and women—from presidents to preachers—who have plotted the country’s course in the world.

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