From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World Warby David Reynolds
Arguing that the period from 1938 to 1941 was a turning point in modern American history, Mr. Reynolds shows how Franklin Roosevelt led Americans into a new global perspective on foreign policy.See more details below
Arguing that the period from 1938 to 1941 was a turning point in modern American history, Mr. Reynolds shows how Franklin Roosevelt led Americans into a new global perspective on foreign policy.
Table of Contents
Part 1 ON HISTORIES AND HISTORIANS 3 Part 2 ROOSEVELT'S AMERICA AND AN ALIEN WORLD 12 Chapter 3 Empire, ideology, and economics. American distinctiveness. Roosevelt: "Pinpricks and righteous protests." Part 4 REVISING NEUTRALITY AND IDEOLOGY (OCTOBER 1938 TO NOVEMBER 1939) 41 Chapter 5 Toward armed unneutrality. Democracy and totalitarianism. Stalemate in Asia. Unneutrality in thought and deed. Part 6 ABANDONING CASE AND CARRY (DECEMBER 1940 TO MAY 1941) 102 Chapter 7 The Roosevelt Doctrine. The great debate on lend-lease. The changing relationship with Britain. The Atlantic crisis. Part 8 PROJECTING AMERICAN POWER AND VALUES (JUNE TO DECEMBER 1941) 133 Chapter 9 The Soviet Union and the global crisis. The "first summit" and the Atlantic Charter. Stalemate in the Atlantic. Countdown in the Pacific. World war. Part 10 FROM MUNICH TO PEARL HARBOR 171 Chapter 11 Policy. Perceptions. Precedents. Part 12 A Note on Sources 191 Part 13 Index 201
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