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Embassy in Grosvenor Square : American Ambassadors to the United Kingdom, 1938-2008

By: Holmes, Alison R.
Contributor(s): Rofe, J. Simon.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (377 p.).ISBN: 9781137295576.Subject(s): Ambassadors -- Great Britain | Ambassadors -- United States | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Embassy in Grosvenor Square : American Ambassadors to the United Kingdom, 1938-2008DDC classification: 327.730410904 LOC classification: JZ1418.H65 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Leading scholars explore the role played by the American Embassy in London and the US Ambassador to the Court of St James's, not only in bilateral UK-US relations, but also in wider international issues over the years the Embassy has been in Grosvenor Square. This volume covers the period from 1938 to 2008, effectively the lifespan of what has often been termed 'the special relationship', from its birth in the Second World War, through the challenges of the Cold War to the present day. Debates about the 'specialness' of the relationship in the post-war context are key, as are discussions about
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Leading scholars explore the role played by the American Embassy in London and the US Ambassador to the Court of St James's, not only in bilateral UK-US relations, but also in wider international issues over the years the Embassy has been in Grosvenor Square. This volume covers the period from 1938 to 2008, effectively the lifespan of what has often been termed 'the special relationship', from its birth in the Second World War, through the challenges of the Cold War to the present day. Debates about the 'specialness' of the relationship in the post-war context are key, as are discussions about

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ANDREW BOXER Head of History and Director of Studies at Eastbourne College, East Sussex, UK JAMES CAMERON Ph.D. student in History at the University of Cambridge, UK JONATHAN COLMAN Lecturer in International History at the University of Salford, Greater Manchester, England. NICHOLAS J. CULL Professor of Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, USA JOHN DUMBRELL Professor of Government at Durham University, UK MARTIN H. FOLLY Senior Lecturer in International History in the Isambard Centre for Historical Research in the School of Social Sciences at Brunel University, London, UK DAVID MAYERS Professor at Boston University, where he holds a joint appointment in the History and Political Science, USA THOMAS C. MILLS Lecturer in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy at Lancaster University, UK ALEX SPELLING Teaching Fellow in American History at the University of Aberdeen, UK PAUL TRICKETT PhD candidate at Coventry University, UK JOHN W. YOUNG Professor of International History at the University of Nottingham, UK.

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