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The Resource Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957, Derek Leebaert

Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957, Derek Leebaert

Label
Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957
Title
Grand improvisation
Title remainder
America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957
Statement of responsibility
Derek Leebaert
Title variation
America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A bold new view of the U.S. rise to supremacy, and its collision with a British Empire that wouldn't step aside."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leebaert, Derek
Dewey number
327.73041
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.G7
LC item number
L35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • World politics
Label
Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957, Derek Leebaert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-582) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- I. They thought it was peace. The three in 1945 -- Keynes & Co. -- Entering the Middle East -- False starts -- II. A chilling world. Warfare states -- Year of the offensive -- Defending the west -- The outer fortress : protecting the Middle East, Africa, and Asia -- III. Chips on the table. Auditing an empire -- Pivoting to Asia and into Vietnam -- War on the rim -- Asia's three fighting fronts -- IV. The ground changes. "Holding the ring" in Iran and Egypt -- Churchill is back -- Stemming the tide -- Coronations and crises -- V. A new supremacy. The break points of 1954 -- Ordering chaos -- No end of a lesson -- What happened next -- Conclusion
Control code
on1019972309
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
612 pages
Isbn
9780374250720
Lccn
2018002520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1019972309
Label
Grand improvisation : America confronts the British superpower, 1945-1957, Derek Leebaert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-582) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- I. They thought it was peace. The three in 1945 -- Keynes & Co. -- Entering the Middle East -- False starts -- II. A chilling world. Warfare states -- Year of the offensive -- Defending the west -- The outer fortress : protecting the Middle East, Africa, and Asia -- III. Chips on the table. Auditing an empire -- Pivoting to Asia and into Vietnam -- War on the rim -- Asia's three fighting fronts -- IV. The ground changes. "Holding the ring" in Iran and Egypt -- Churchill is back -- Stemming the tide -- Coronations and crises -- V. A new supremacy. The break points of 1954 -- Ordering chaos -- No end of a lesson -- What happened next -- Conclusion
Control code
on1019972309
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
612 pages
Isbn
9780374250720
Lccn
2018002520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1019972309

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