Imperialism at Bay: The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945

This book examines the wartime controversies between Britain and America about the future of the colonial world, and considers the ethical, military, and economic forces behind imperialism during World War II It concludes that, for Britain, there was a revival of the sense of colonial mission the Americans, on the other hand, felt justified in creating a strategic fortreThis book examines the wartime controversies between Britain and America about the future of the colonial world, and considers the ethical, military, and economic forces behind imperialism during World War II It concludes that, for Britain, there was a revival of the sense of colonial mission the Americans, on the other hand, felt justified in creating a strategic fortress in the Pacific Islands while carrying the torch of international trusteeship throughout the rest of the world a scheme that Churchill and others viewed as a cloak for American expansion.
Imperialism at Bay The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire This book examines the wartime controversies between Britain and America about the future of the colonial world and considers the ethical military and economic forces behind imperialism during Worl

  • Title: Imperialism at Bay: The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945
  • Author: William Roger Louis
  • ISBN: 9780198229728
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Imperialism at Bay: The United States and the Decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945”

    1. This is a classic of diplomatic history of this era. Very old-fashioned stories of and interactions between diplomats and politicians. I can totally tell that Louis had so much fun and pleasure writing the stories, but the lack of clear arguments and themes make it difficult for the reader to consume the book. Use this as a reference book and find chapters important to you, rather than read from the beginning till the end.

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