By Gordon Martel
Beneficial compilation of essays overlaying the main occasions of the 20 th century. status out from this total remarkable physique of labor are the contributions at the undertones and explanations of WW I (Martel's specialty) and 3 chapters on often-overlooked advancements resulting in WW II.
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Moreover, they also competed with each other in waging “peace” – an attempt to outdo each other by winning international support for their respective causes, as instanced by a series of so-called peace offensives launched by the post-Stalin Kremlin leadership in the mid1950s. With some notable exceptions, they also refrained from meddling in each other’s spheres of inﬂuence for fear that this might provoke the other side to embark on a general war – indeed, the Cuban missile crisis demonstrated the extreme danger of such meddling.
Essays on FDR’s foreign policies, and a more general study of the Grand Alliance. Wm. Roger Louis, Imperialism at Bay (New York: Oxford University Press, 1977). The best in-depth survey of the wartime pressures on the British for decolonization. David Reynolds, In Command of History (London: Allen Lane/Penguin, 2004). The deﬁ nitive study of the writing of Churchill’s war memoir, and of how that written history squared with the events. Oleg A. , War and Diplomacy: The Making of the Grand Alliance (Amsterdam: Hardwood Academic, 1996).
3, The Grand Alliance, p. 665, is the only use of that term, other than the volume title, found in any of the six volumes. For the history of that history, see David Reynolds, In Command of History (London: Allen Lane/Penguin, 2004). 3 Churchill’s comment is in his SWW, vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, p. 393. , The Atlantic Charter (New York: St. Martin’s, 1994). 4 The quotes are from Theodore Wilson, The First Summit (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, rev. edn, 1991), p. 149, and Lloyd Gardner, “The Atlantic Charter: Idea and Reality, 1942–1945,” in The Atlantic Charter, ed.
A Companion to International History 1900–2001 by Gordon Martel