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Picking up the reins

Author: Norman Moss
Publisher: London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the shift in world power after World War II between the United States and Great Britain, and the ways in which the United States may not have been prepared to assume an imperial-like role.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moss, Norman.
Picking up the reins.
London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2008
(OCoLC)763119719
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Moss
ISBN: 9781590201022 1590201027 9780715636930 0715636936
OCLC Number: 244064281
Description: x, 228 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: After victory --
Communism and Coca-Cola --
Like a young man pushed out on his own --
A speech at Harvard --
Inventing Europe --
American to the rescue --
Confrontation --
Committed and entangled.
Responsibility: Norman Moss.

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Tells the events in the years 1946 to 1949 that changed the world, describing both the fears and fortunes of ordinary people and the extraordinary personalities who represented them.  Read more...

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'Very informative... a timely analysis of the development of America's role in international diplomacy at a time when the world's balance of power could again shift ' -- Publishers Weekly (on Read more...

 
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