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The United States and decolonization : power and freedom

Author: David Ryan; Victor Pungong
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United States and Decolonization brings a group of leading scholars and young authors together to analyze US foreign policy towards the various processes of decolonization and aspirations for national self-determination from South-East Asia, Malaya, India, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The various chapters combine an analysis of the political and diplomatic relationships with the prevailing economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
United States and decolonization.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000
(DLC) 99059274
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Ryan; Victor Pungong
ISBN: 0333730550 9780333730553 031223158X 9780312231583 9780333977958 0333977955
OCLC Number: 70743458
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 247 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Foreword --
W. Kimball By Way of Introduction: The United States, Decolonization and the World System --
D. Ryan The American View of Decolonization, 1776 to 1920: an Ironic Legacy --
W. LaFeber The Road to Our America: The United States in Latin America and the Caribbean --
L. Johnston Adjusting to a New Period in World History: Franklin Roosevelt and European Colonialism --
P. Orders The United States and the International Trusteeship System --
V. Pungong The Ironies of History: The United States and the Decolonization of India --
D. Merrill How We 'Lost' Vietnam, 1940-1954 --
L. Gardner The Limits of Ideology: US Foreign Policy and Arab Nationalism in the Early Cold War --
S. Lucas The United States and the Decolonization of Black Africa, 1945-1963 --
J. Kent The United States and Britain's Decolonization of Malaya, 1942-57 --
A.J. Stockwell The Decolonization Puzzle in US Policy: Promise versus Performance --
M. Hunt Afterword --
C. Fraser Selected Bibliography Index.
Responsibility: edited by David Ryan and Victor Pungong ; foreword by Warren Kimball.

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This book analyzes the dynamics of the changing relationships between the United States and states seeking decolonization, within the contexts of the US relationship with the European colonial  Read more...

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