History of War

THE WORLD AFTER THE WAR AMERICA CONFRONTS THE BRITISH SUPER POWER, 1945–1957

Author: Derek Leebaert Publisher: Oneworld Price: £30.00

In this mammoth book, Derek Leebaert takes issue with one of the keystones of 20th-century history – the idea that Britain effectively handed over

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