Britain and America Since Independence

Britain and America Since Independence

by Howard R Temperley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333672358
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/06/2002
Series: British Studies Series
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 249
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

HOWARD TEMPERLEY is Emeritus Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He also teaches a course on Britain and America at the University of London's Institute of United States Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Colonial Legacy.- Troubled Times: 1783-1815.- Political Rivalries and Cultural Affinities: 1815-1865.- Rapprochement: 1866-1914.- The Great Divide: 1914-1920.- The Inter-War Years.- World War II and the Grand Alliance.- Britain, America and the Cold War.- Between America and the European Union.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.

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'Exploration of how America took over global leadership from the British Empire.' - The Times

'...Professor Temperley's new text-book must be enthusiastically welcomed...its lucidity, intelligence and sound judegement make it exactly what teachers and students, whether at school or university, require.' - Hugh Brogan, University of Essex, EHR

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