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Author Mayers, David Allan, 1951-

Title FDR's ambassadors and the diplomacy of crisis : from the rise of Hitler to the end of World War II / David Mayers
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 372 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Selected United States Chiefs of Mission, 1933-1945; Japan; Germany; Italy; China; France; United Kingdom; Soviet Union; Introduction; Part I Axis; 1 Rising Sun; Grew and Embassy Tokyo; Peace quest; 2 Third Reich; Professor as diplomat; Among Nazis; Before Kristallnacht; After Kristallnacht; 3 New Roman Empire; Mission to Mussolini; After Abyssinia; Phillips in Rome; Axis relations; Wartime Rome; Part II Victims; 4 Middle Kingdom; Sino-Japanese War; Muddling along; Hurley and failure; 5 France Agonistes; Defeat; Bullitt and the French
Bullitt-FDR RelationsVichy; After TORCH; Caffery and de Gaulle; Part III Victors; 6 Britannia; Appeasement; War; Alliance; European Advisory Commission; 7 Great Patriotic War; Nonaggression Pact to BARBAROSSA; Fragile alliance; Harriman; Embassy; Limited cooperation; Poland; Uncertain victory; 8 Conclusions: US Diplomacy and War; Ambassadors; Legacy of war; Notes; Introduction; Chapter 1: Rising Sun; Chapter 2: Third Reich; Chapter 3: New Roman Empire; Chapter 4: Middle Kingdom; Chapter 5: France Agonistes; Chapter 6: Britannia; Chapter 7: Great Patriotic War; Chapter 8: Conclusions
Summary A fascinating history of American diplomacy in the Second World War and the ways US ambassadors shaped formal foreign policy
Notes Includes internet references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-357) and index
Notes English
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Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
SUBJECT Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 fast
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Subject Ambassadors -- United States -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Ambassadors
Diplomatic history
Diplomatic relations
Außenpolitik
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SUBJECT United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85140096
Subject United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012024352
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