Twentieth-Century Anglo-American Relations

Author:   Jonathan Hollowell ,  Jonathan Hollowell ,  Kathleen Burk
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN:  

9780333804049


Pages:   206
Publication Date:   18 June 2001
Format:   Hardback
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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.

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Author:   Jonathan Hollowell ,  Jonathan Hollowell ,  Kathleen Burk
Publisher:   Palgrave Macmillan
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Dimensions:   Width: 14.00cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.849kg
ISBN:  

9780333804049


ISBN 10:   033380404
Pages:   206
Publication Date:   18 June 2001
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

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

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'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


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JONATHAN HOLLOWELL is Lecturer in Politics at St Peter's College, Oxford. He is co-editor of the journal European Review of History/Revue europeenne d'Histoire and former Research Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary British History. His publications include Britain since 1945.

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