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Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World

James E Cronin


World War II created and the Cold War sustained a ‘special relationship’ between America and Britain, and the terms on which that decades-long conflict ended would become the foundation of a new world order. This book explores the dramatic reconfiguring of western foreign policy that was necessitated by the interlinked crises of the 1970s and the resulting global shift toward open markets, a movement that was eagerly embraced and encouraged by the U.S./U.K. partnership. This book's revisionist argument questions long-perceived views of post-World War II America and its position in the world, e ... More

Keywords: foreign policy, World War II, Cold War, new world order, United States, Great Britain, genocide, 9/11, Great Recession, Islamism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780300151480
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300151480.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James E Cronin, author
Boston College