Transition of Power
Britain's Loss of Global Pre-eminence to the United States, 1930-1945
By (author) Brian J. C. McKercher
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Transition of Power by Brian J. C. McKercher
Book DescriptionThis book addresses one of the least understood issues in modern international history: how, between 1930 and 1945, Britain lost its global pre-eminence to the United States. The crucial years are 1930 to 1940, for which until now no comprehensive examination of Anglo-American relations exists. Transition of Power analyses these relations in the pivotal decade, with an epilogue dealing with the Second World War after 1941. Britain and the United States, and their intertwined fates, were fundamental to the course of international history in these years. Professor McKercher's book dissects the various strands of the two powers' relationship in the fifteen years after 1930 from a British perspective - economic, diplomatic, naval and strategic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521025287
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian J. C. McKercher
Diplomacy and World Power, Paperback (July 2002)
Essays on British foreign policy in keeping with the scholarship of Dr Zara Steiner.
Transition of Power, Hardback (February 1999)» View all books by Brian J. C. McKercher
This book shows how Britain was replaced by the USA as chief global power, 1930-45.
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