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A history of the English-speaking peoples since 1900 / Andrew Roberts.

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J.N. Desmarais Library DA 16 R46 2006 30007008926676 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 0297850768 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780297850762 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 736 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, portraits (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note: A portrait of the English-speaking peoples at the dawn of the twentieth century -- Shouldering 'The white manʼs burden': 1900-4 -- American arrives: 1905-14 -- The first assault: Prussian militarism 1914-17 -- Peace guilt: 1918-19 -- American energy: 1920-9 -- Capitalism at bay: 1929-31 -- The second assault: fascist aggression 1931-9 -- Divided and faltering: 1939-41 -- United and conquering: 1942-4 -- Normandy to Nagasaki: 1944-5 -- The third assault: Soviet communism 1945-9 -- Cold War perils: the 1950s -- Civis Americanus sum: the 1960s -- The long, dismal, drawling tides: the 1970s -- Attritional victory: the 1980s -- The wasted breathing space: 1990-11 September 2001 -- The fourth assault: Islamicist terrorism and its de facto allies: 11 September 2001-15 December 2005 -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: "Here, Andrew Roberts tells the story of those countries where English is spoken by the majority of people as their first language - Great Britain and her dependencies, the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the British West Indies and Ireland. In the course of researching this book, Roberts researched the private papers of over two hundred individuals in thirty archives on three continents."-- BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Great Britain > History > 20th century.
Commonwealth countries > History > 20th century.
English-speaking countries > History > 20th century.

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