From World War to Cold War: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the International History of the 1940s

From World War to Cold War: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the International History of the 1940s

by David Reynolds
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199284113

ISBN-13: 9780199284115

Pub. Date: 04/27/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The 1940s was probably the most dramatic and decisive decade of the twentieth century. In this volume, the leading international historian David Reynolds has brought together a collection of incisive essays, five of them previously unpublished, to explore some of the major themes, events, and personalities of this pivotal decade.

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The 1940s was probably the most dramatic and decisive decade of the twentieth century. In this volume, the leading international historian David Reynolds has brought together a collection of incisive essays, five of them previously unpublished, to explore some of the major themes, events, and personalities of this pivotal decade.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199284115
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/27/2006
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
I: World War
1. The Origins of 'The Second World War': Historical Discourse and International Politics
2. 1940: Fulcrum of the Twentieth Century?
3. Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Wartime Anglo-American Alliance
II: Churchill
4. Churchill and the British 'Decision' to Fight on in 1940: Right Policy, Wrong Reasons
5. Churchill the Appeaser? Between Hitler, Roosevelt, and Stalin 1940-1944
6. Churchill and Allied Grand Strategy in Europe 1944-1945
III: Roosevelt
7. The President and the King: The Diplomacy of the British Royal Visit of 1939
8. The President and the British Left: The Appointment of John Winant as US Ambassador in 1941
9. The Wheelchair President and his Special Relationships
IV: 'Mixed up Together'
10. Whitehall, Washington, and the Promotion of American Studies in Britain 1941-1943
11. Churchill's Government and the Black GIs 1942-1943
12. GIs and Tommies: The Army 'Inter-Attachment Programme of 1943-1944
V: Cold War
13. Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Stalin Enigma
14. Churchill, Stalin, and the 'Iron Curtain'
15. The 'Big Three' and the Division of Europe 1945-1948
VI: Perspectives
16. Power and Superpower: The Impact of the Second World War on America's International Role
17. A Special Relationship? America, Britain, and the International Order since World War Two
18. Culture, Discourse, and Policy: Reflections on the New International History
Index

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