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Imperialism at bay : the United States and the decolonization of the British Empire, 1941-1945 / by Wm. Roger Louis.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
ISBN 0198211252

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Subjects Aussenpolitik.
Decolonization -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.
Decolonization -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
International trusteeships.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history.
Description xiv, 594 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I: INTRODUCTORY AND PARALLEL THEMES: Trusteeship and imperialism -- The future of South-East Asia adn the question of French colonies -- The defence of the Middle East and the fate of the Italian colonies -- American security and the controversy over the Japanese Mandated Islands -- International trusteeship.
PART II: FROM THE ATLANTIC CHARTER TO THE CAIRO DECLARATION: Article III of the Atlantic Charter: self-determination -- The fall of Singapore and the future of the British Empire: trusteeship versus partnership -- Roosevelt and the American public's attitude towards the colonial issue from the Pearl Harbor to the anniversary of the Atlantic Charter -- Trusteeship and the State Department's Post-War Foreign Policy Advisory Committee in 1942 -- Cordell Hull and the State Department's Trusteeship Planning -- The British response to the developing American anti-colonial campaign. Lord Cranborne's policy of "We hold what we have". The beginning of the Colonial Office's regional co-operation schemes -- The crescendo of American criticism and Churchill's 'First Minister speech -- London and the dominions in the Winter of 1942-1943. Parent states. The position of India in regional commissions. International accountability -- The three dimensions fo American trusteeship diplomacy in 1945 -- The British reaction to the 'Declaration on National Independence'. The Colonial Secretary's policy statement of the 13th of July 1943 -- The military element in Roosevelt's trusteeship planning -- The Cairo Declaration: the dismemberment of Japan's Errrpire.
PART III: FROM CAIRO TO YALTA: The Australian-New Zealand agreement of January 1944 -- Regional planning in the Colonial Office -- Isiah bowman's Colonial Mission to London, April 1944 -- The Dominion Prime Ministers' Conference of May1944 -- Roosevelt and the State Department in the Winter and Spring of 1944; the question of a growing 'spirt of imperialism' -- The American military's stand on the annexation of the Pacific Islands -- The colonial question at the Dumbarton Oaks Conference on International Organization. The advent of Hilton Poynton and Kenneth Robinson in trusteeship affairs -- The Colonial Office takes the initiative. The Poynton-Robinson Project on 'International Aspects of Colonial Policy' -- The Australian-New Zealand Conference of November 1944 -- Washington in the Winter of 1944-1945. The advent of Sir Frederick Eggleston as Australian Minister. Arthur Creech Jones and the Institute of Pacific Relations Conference at Hot Springs. -- Prelude to Yalta: the Colonial Secretary's visit to Washington in January 1945 -- Yalta: agreement on the trusteeship formula.
PART IV: THE COLONIAL SETTLEMENT OF 1945: The aftermath of Yalta: London -- The aftermath of Yalta: Washington -- The International Conference before San Francisco: the Commonwealth Meeting in London, April 1945 -- San Francisco: the Resolution of the 'Strategic Trust' controversy and the foundation of colonial accountability -- San Francisco: the question of colonial independence -- Strategic security and the colonial situation in 1945.
Geographic Area Great Britain
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3627117
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WorldCat Identities Louis, William Roger, 1936-
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