Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Relations
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New research by several leading political historians creates a detailed and diverse study of Anglo-American relations in the twentieth century. Declassified documents provide unique insight into the personal relationships between Eisenhower and Eden, and Lyndon Johnson and Harold Wilson. This volume offers a breadth of scholarship drawn from three continents and examines the diplomatic negotiations, powerful personalities and political considerations at the heart of British-American affairs.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
New research by several leading political historians creates a detailed and diverse study of Anglo-American relations in the twentieth century. Declassified documents provide unique insight into the personal relationships between Eisenhower and Eden, and Lyndon Johnson and Harold Wilson. This volume offers a breadth of scholarship drawn from three continents and examines the diplomatic negotiations, powerful personalities and political considerations at the heart of British-American affairs.
  • Produktdetails
  • Contemporary History in Context
  • Verlag: Macmillan Education / Palgrave Macmillan UK / Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-349-42224-1
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
  • Seitenzahl: 206
  • Erscheinungstermin: Januar 2001
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm x 13mm
  • Gewicht: 283g
  • ISBN-13: 9781349422241
  • ISBN-10: 134942224X
  • Artikelnr.: 45069544
Autorenporträt
DANILO ARDIA Department of International Studies, University of PadovaPETER BOYLE Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of NottinghamKATHLEEN BURK Professor of History, University College LondonPETER CATTERALL Director, Institute of Contemporary British History, LondonALAN DOBSON Department of Politics, University of Wales, SwanseaSYLVIA ELLIS Department of History, University of SunderlandSTEVEN FIELDING Department of Politics and Contemporary History, Salford UniversityJUSSI HANHIMAKI International History Department, London School of Economics and Political ScienceSAUL KELLY History Faculty, University of WestminsterFRED LEVENTHAL Professor of History, Boston UniversityMARGARET MACMILLAN Professor of History, Ryerson Polytechnic University, TorontoPRISCILLA ROBERTS Director of the Centre of American Studies, University of Hong Kong
Inhaltsangabe
General Editor's Preface; P.Catterall Foreword; K.Burk Notes on the Contributors Introduction; J.Hollowell Isoceles Triangle: Britain, the United States, and the Dominions, 1900-26; M.MacMillan The Council on Foreign Relations and Anglo-American Relations between the World Wars; P.Roberts Eric Knight's War: The Campaign for Anglo-American Understanding; F.Leventhal The Byrnes Treaty and the Origins of the Western Alliance, 1946-48; D.Ardia But Westward, Look, the Land is Bright: Labour's Revisionists and the Imagining of America, 1945-60; S.Fielding British Reactions to McCarthyism, 1950-54; J.Hanhimaki A Very Considerable and Largely Unsung Success: Sir Roger Makin's Washington Embassy, 1953-56; S.Kelly Anglo-American Relations and Diverging Economic Defence Policies in the 1950s and 1950s; A.Dobson Eisenhower, Eden, and the Suez Crisis; P.Boyle Lyndon Johnson and Harold Wilson; A Not so 'Special Relationship'? S.Ellis Index
Rezensionen
'Saul Kelly's analysis of the embassy of Sir Roger Makins at Washington in 1953-6 is an exemplary study.' - Michael F. Hopkins, Liverpool Hope University