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Britain and world power since 1945 : constructing a nation's role in international politics

Author: David M McCourt
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2014.
Series: Configurations (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though Britain's descent from global imperial power began in World War II and continued over the subsequent decades, with decolonization, military withdrawal, and integration into the European Union, its foreign policy has remained that of a Great Power. David M. McCourt maintains that the lack of a fundamental reorientation of Britain's foreign policy cannot be explained only by material or economic factors, or  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M McCourt
ISBN: 9780472072217 0472072218 9780472052219 0472052217
OCLC Number: 869346319
Description: xvi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments --
Foreword / Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, Configurations Series Editor --
Introduction --
Chapter 1. The Roles Nations Play --
Chapter 2. The Suez Crisis, 1956 --
Chapter 3. The Skybolt Affair, 1962 --
Chapter 4. Britain's Second Application to the EEC, 1964-1967 --
Chapter 5. Britain's Reinvasion of the Falklands, 1982 --
Conclusion --
Epilogue: Britain and World Power in the Twenty-First Century --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Configurations (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Responsibility: David M. McCourt.

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