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American ascendance and British retreat in the Persian Gulf Region

Author: W Taylor Fain
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book critically examines the origins of American diplomacy in the greater Persian Gulf region, arguing that it was the inability of the United States to contend effectively with the disintegration of British imperial authority in the Gulf that eventually led it to assume its current role in the region.
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Fain, W. Taylor (William Taylor).
American ascendance and British retreat in the Persian Gulf Region.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007050072
(OCoLC)156831905
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Taylor Fain
ISBN: 9780230613362 0230613365 1282101927 9781282101920 9781349370825 1349370827
OCLC Number: 425958185
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 283 pages)
Contents: "Toll-Gates of Empire": Britain, the United States, and the Persian Gulf Region before 1951 --
"Anti-Colonialism," Revolutionary Nationalism, and Cold War: Anglo-American Relations in the Persian Gulf Region, 1950-1956 --
"A Delicate Structure": Consolidation and Crisis in the Persian Gulf Region, 1957-1960 --
"What a World It Is!": Kennedy, Macmillan, and the Persian Gulf Region, 1961-1963 --
"For God's Sake Act Like Britain!": Johnson, Wilson, and Britain's Withdrawal from the Persian Gulf Region, 1964-1968 --
"The Twilight of the Pax Brittanica": The United States and Britain's Departure from the Persian Gulf, 1968-1972.
Responsibility: W. Taylor Fain.
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