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Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Thomas C. Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dominant theme of Anglo-American economic diplomacy during the Second World War was an attempt by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration to promote a multilateral system, based on equality of ... More


Introduction

Thomas C. Mills

in Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction presents the central argument of the book, the main themes and issues explored, and the scope of the work. The central argument is located within the wider context of Anglo-American ... More


The Founding of the Society

Stephen Bowman

in The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides an analytical narrative of the precise details of the Society’s founding and sheds light on the network of elite Britons and Americans who established the organisation. It ... More


Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

Thomas K. Robb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407014
eISBN:
9781474430944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407014.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This books draws on a wealth of recently declassified documents to reveal that relations between Britain and the United States were riven by far more antagonism than is generally believed. Jimmy ... More


The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Stephen Bowman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the role of the elite Pilgrims Society in Anglo-American relations during the first half of the twentieth century. The Pilgrims Society was a dining club founded in London and New ... More


. A Fine Good Place to be

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter raises issues about the structuring role played by race in both the myth of the West and the Western. The genre's portrayal of Native Americans is rethought in this section, ... More


Two Allies: Britain and France

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Johnson Presidency saw particular strain in the bilateral connections between the United States and two of its chief European allies, Britain and France. The relationship with Britain had, by and ... More


Race in the action film

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that the contemporary action film evidences the persistence of traditional racial hierarchies and racial stereotypes, with the ethnicity of the action hero still frequently ... More


Conclusion

Thomas C. Mills

in Post-War Planning on the Periphery: Anglo-American Economic Diplomacy in South America, 1939–1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643882
eISBN:
9780748676699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643882.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The fundamental conclusion of this book is that Anglo-American relations in South America during the Second World War failed to conform to the pattern of economic diplomacy whereby the US advocated ... More


Classical Hollywood Vampires: The Unnatural Whiteness of America

Dale Hudson

in Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474423083
eISBN:
9781474434768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423083.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how these conventions from segregation comedies, immigration romances, and miscegenation melodramas enter into Hollywood’s first vampire films. It examines ambivalence towards ... More


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