The Last Thousand Days of the Bitish Empire: Churchill, Roosevelt, and the Birth of the Pax Americana.

SKU: 12454

A brilliant popular history by a Cambridge Professor of Modern British History. This is the story of the period between November 1942, when the tide of war began to turn, and 1948 at the end of the British mandate in Palestine. The sun rapidly set on the British Empire and a new era of American dominance began. Draws on letters, diaries, and other primary sources to show how world leaders made their decisions - Churchill, Roosevelt, Ghandi, Stalin, Truman, and many lesser known figures. 560 pgs. Bloomsbury. 2008. Hb, Dj. NEW. $15.00