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Transition of power : Britain's loss of global pre-eminence to the United States, 1930-1945

Author: B J C McKercher
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how Britain was replaced by the USA as chief global power, 1930-45.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B J C McKercher
ISBN: 0521440904 9780521440905
OCLC Number: 38485916
Description: xii, 403 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: power and purpose in Anglo-American relations, 1919-1939 --
1. The end of Anglo-American naval rivalry, 1929-1930 --
2. The undermining of war debts and reparations, 1929-1932 --
3. Disarmament and security in Europe and the Far East, 1932-1933 --
4. The unravelling of cooperation, 1932-1933 --
5. Moving away from the United States, 1933-1934 --
6. Britain, the United States, and the global balance of power, 1934-1935 --
7. From Abyssinia to Brussels via London, Madrid and Peking, 1935-1937 --
8. Appeasement, deterrence, and Anglo-American relations, 1938-1939 --
9. Belligerent Britain and the neutral United States, 1939-1941 --
Epilogue: Transition, 1942-1945.
Responsibility: B.J.C. McKercher.
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