GRAND IMPROVISATION: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957
An enduring myth of the twentieth century is that the United States rapidly became a superpower after WWII when the British Empire was too wounded to maintain its global clout. But Leebaert argues in this account that the idea that a traditionally insular U.S. suddenly transformed itself into the leader of the free world is illusory. Photos.
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