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Britain and America after World War II : bilateral relations and the beginnings of the Cold War

Author: Richard Wevill
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: International library of twentieth century history, 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The period immediately after World War II was a vital one for diplomatic relations and, with the Soviet Union emerging as a new superpower, it was particularly important for Britain's relations with America. This is the first book to focus on the role of the British Embassy in Washington during this period. According to Richard Wevill, the British Embassy was pivotal in the fulfillment of key British foreign,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wevill
ISBN: 9781848859807 1848859805
OCLC Number: 753305403
Description: 293 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The embassy, the ambassador and the political environment --
The financial agreement --
Atomic energy collaboration, 1945-1946 --
Palestine --
The Marshall Plan --
Conclusion.
Series Title: International library of twentieth century history, 46.
Responsibility: Richard Wevill.

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