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Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955
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Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Jill Edwards

Abstract

This book examines the formulation of British and American policy between 1945 and 1955 towards one of the most hated regimes of the twentieth century. The Franco question, though apparently not of the first importance in the evolution of Cold War policy, nevertheless haunted British and American governments during this period. It posed a problem which epitomizes the difficulty of dealing with pariah regimes. As such, it highlights for historians the attempts of these two governments to straddle the contradictions inherent in the emerging dual system of the United Nations, or internationalism, ... More

Keywords: British policy, American policy, Franco question, Cold War, dual system, United Nations, internationalism, balance of power, super powers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198228714
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jill Edwards, author
American University in Cairo.

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