The last thousand days of the British empire : Churchill, Roosevelt, and the birth of the Pax Americana

Clarke, P. F

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  • Creator Peter Clarke
  • Format Manuscripts, Theses
  • Publication First paperback edition. New York : Bloomsbury Press : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2009 ,c2008.
  • Physical Details
    • xxvii, 559 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9781596916760, 1596916761
  • OCLC ocn384742990

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 516-545) and index.

Contents

  • 1: Broad, sunlit uplands -- Prologue : 1941-4 -- 2: False summits -- The spirit of Quebec : September 1944 -- Setbacks : October-November 1944 -- Bad to worse : November-December 1944 -- Battles of the bulge : December 1944-January 1945 -- Awaiting the big three : January-February 1945 -- Yalta : February 1945 -- 3: Hollow victories -- Faltering and altering : February-March 1945 -- Shadows of death : March-April 1945 -- Justice? / May 1945 -- Peace, politics and Potsdam / June-July 1945 -- 4: The liquidation of the British Empire -- Hopes betrayed : August-October 1945 -- The costs of victory : October 1945-April 1946 -- Sabotage? : April-November 1946 -- Scuttle? : December 1946-August 1947
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