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Britain and the world in the twentieth century : ever-decreasing circles

Author: Michael J Turner
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
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This is a detailed, single volume analysis of Britain's changing position in the world during the twentieth century. It places British policy making in the appropriate domestic and international contexts, offers an alternative to the more negative, 'decline'-obsessed assessments of Britain's role and influence in global affairs. This book suggests that Britain's leaders did a better job than some historians think.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Turner, Michael J.
Britain and the world in the twentieth century.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2010
(OCoLC)432983045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Turner
ISBN: 9781441179807 1441179801 1441111573 9781441111579
OCLC Number: 676695833
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 358 p.)
Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1 The Era of the Two World Wars; 2 Post-war Adjustments; 3 Asia, the Middle East, Europe: No Respite (I); 4 Defence and Diplomacy; 5 East of Eden; 6 Finding a Role?; 7 Losing a Role?; 8 Asia, the Middle East, Europe: No Respite (II); 9 Years of Frustration; 10 Towards a New Order; Conclusion; Endnotes; Index.
Responsibility: Michael J. Turner.

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A comprehensive analysis of Britain's changing position in the world during the twentieth century, perfect for undergraduates.  Read more...

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An excellent account of the problems that Britain experienced in adjusting and adapting to its decline as a world power in the second half of the 20th century.--Sanford Lakoff

 
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