The Resource France restored: : Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954, (ebook)

France restored: : Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954, (ebook)

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France restored: : Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954
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France restored:
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Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954
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eng
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Historians of the Cold War, argues William Hitchcock, have toooften overlooked the part that European nations played in shapingthe post-World War II international system. In particular,France, a country beset by economic difficulties and politicalinstability in the aftermath of the war, has been given shortshrift. With this book, Hitchcock restores France to the narrativeof Cold War history and illuminates its central role in thereconstruction of Europe. Drawing on a wide array of evidencefrom French, American, and British archives, he shows that Franceconstructed a coherent national strategy for domestic andinternational recovery and pursued that strategy with tenacityand effectiveness in the first postwar decade. This once-occupiednation played a vital part in the occupation and administrationof Germany, framed the key institutions of the "new" Europe,helped forge the NATO alliance, and engineered an astonishingeconomic recovery. In the process, France successfully contestedAmerican leadership in Europe and used its position as a key ColdWar ally to extract concessions from Washington on a wide rangeof economic and security issues
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Midwest
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Hitchcock, William I
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327.44
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The new Cold War history
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  • Electronic books
  • France
  • France
  • Germany
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Political leadership
  • World politics
  • Peaceful change (International relations)
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adult
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France restored: : Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954, (ebook)
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9780807866801
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718705
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11718705
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MWT11718705
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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France restored: : Cold War diplomacy and the quest for leadership in Europe, 1944-1954, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807866801
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718705
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718705
System control number
MWT11718705
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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