FDR's ambassadors and the diplomacy of crisis : from the rise of Hitler to the end of World War II (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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FDR's ambassadors and the diplomacy of crisis : from the rise of Hitler to the end of World War II

Author: David Allan Mayers
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What effect did personality and circumstance have on US foreign policy during World War II? This incisive account of US envoys residing in the major belligerent countries - Japan, Germany, Italy, China, France, Great Britain, USSR - highlights the fascinating role played by such diplomats as Joseph Grew, William Dodd, William Bullitt, Joseph Kennedy and W. Averell Harriman. Between Hitler's 1933 ascent to power and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Allan Mayers
ISBN: 9781107031265 1107031265
OCLC Number: 801051015
Description: xiv, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Axis: 1. Rising sun; 2. Third Reich; 3. New Roman Empire --
Part II. Victims: 4. Middle Kingdom; 5. France Agonistes --; Part III. Victors: 6. Britannia; 7. Great Patriotic War; 8. Conclusions: US diplomacy and war.
Responsibility: David Mayers.
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This fascinating history reveals the effect of personality and circumstance on US foreign policy during World War II. It traces the history of American envoys residing in the major belligerent  Read more...

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'David Mayers' FDR's Ambassadors and the Diplomacy of Crisis marks an outstanding contribution to the scholarship on Franklin Roosevelt. Mayers provides critical new insight by focusing upon a cast Read more...

 
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