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Imperialism at bay

William Roger Louis

Imperialism at bay

the United States and the decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945

by William Roger Louis

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history,
  • International trusteeships,
  • Decolonization -- History,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wm. Roger Louis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 594 p. ;
    Number of Pages594
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23254601M
    ISBN 100198211252

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