The Resource Divided allies : security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war, Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill., (ebook)

Divided allies : security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war, Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill., (ebook)

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Divided allies : security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war
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Divided allies
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security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war
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Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill.
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eng
Summary
By directly challenging existing accounts of post-World War II relations among the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, Divided Allies is a significant contribution to transnational and diplomatic history. At its heart, Divided Allies examines why strategic cooperation among these closely allied Western powers in the Asia-Pacific region was limited during the early Cold War. Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill probe the difficulties of security cooperation as the leadership of these four states balanced intramural competition with the need to develop a common strategy against the Soviet Union and the new communist power, the People's Republic of China. Robb and Gill expose contention and disorganization among non-communist allies in the early phase of containment strategy in Asia-Pacific. In particular, the authors note the significance of economic, racial, and cultural elements to planning for regional security and they highlight how these domestic matters resulted in international disorganization. Divided Allies shows that, amidst these contentious relations, the antipodean powers Australia and New Zealand occupied an important role in the region and successfully utilized quadrilateral diplomacy to advance their own national interests, such as the crafting of the 1951 ANZUS collective security treaty. As fractious as were allied relations in the early days of NATO, Robb and Gill demonstrate that the post-World War II Asia-Pacific was as contentious, and that Britain and the commonwealth nations were necessary partners in the development of early global Cold War strategy
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Midwest
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Robb, Thomas
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950.4/24
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Asia
  • United States
  • Pacific Area
  • United States
  • English-speaking countries
  • Cold War
  • Security, International
  • Asian cooperation
  • Pacific Area cooperation
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adult
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Divided allies : security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war, Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill., (ebook)
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9781501741852
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12454070
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MWT12454070
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Divided allies : security cooperation against the communist threat in the Asia-Pacific during the early Cold war, Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781501741852
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12454070
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12454070
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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