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Safe for democracy : the Anglo-American response to revolution, 1913-1923

Author: Lloyd C Gardner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
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"This groundbreaking book probes the ways in which two capitalist superpowers, Great Britain and the United States, reacted to the momentous challenge of revolution that emerged during the early years of this century. The revolutions that inflamed Mexico in 1910, China in 1911, and Russia in 1917 all occurred within the same period of upheaval that culminated in the Great War in Europe. Yet no previous study has  Read more...
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Gardner, Lloyd C., 1934-
Safe for democracy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)607765008
Named Person: Woodrow Wilson; David Lloyd George; Woodrow Wilson; David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd C Gardner
ISBN: 0195034295 9780195034295
OCLC Number: 10277849
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 383 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I, The failure of imperialism: --
What comes of empire --
The American answer --
Intervention in Mexico --
Upheaval in China; --
Pt. II, War into revolution: --
Exploding Germany --
The Russian glacier --
Ideological front lines --
Visions in a clouded prism --
The outskirts of Paris: Mexico and China; --
Pt. III, A world made safe: --
Wilson and Lloyd George in Paris --
At arm's length and beyond --
The shape of things to come --
The Washington contract --
Hard road to a stalemate.
Responsibility: Lloyd C. Gardner.

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"This groundbreaking book probes the ways in which two capitalist superpowers, Great Britain and the United States, reacted to the momentous challenge of revolution that emerged during the early years of this century. The revolutions that inflamed Mexico in 1910, China in 1911, and Russia in 1917 all occurred within the same period of upheaval that culminated in the Great War in Europe. Yet no previous study has treated these revolutions under one cover or assessed their collective impact on the Western democracies with such precision and insight." -- Book Jacket

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