9781403980731

Franklin Roosevelt's Foreign Policy and the Welles Mission

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    9781403980731

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    140398073X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-05-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

A new and original analysis of the mission undertaken by FDR's Secretary of State during the Phoney War, Rofe's work explains the motivations and goals of Roosevelt through an analysis the president's foreign policy and of the nature of the Anglo-American relationship of the time.

Author Biography

J. Simon Rofe is Lecturer, Defence Studies Department, King's College London.

Table of Contents

Abstractp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: The Mission of Sumner Welles to Europe (February-March 1940), Rooseveltian Foreign Policy, and Anglo-American Relations, November 1937-May 1940p. 1
Rooseveltian Foreign Policy Making and Anglo-American Relations in 1938 and 1939-Relationships in the Makingp. 13
War and Peace-Rooseveltian Foreign Policy and the "Phony War": "Like Spectators at a Football Match"p. 47
"Wishing Welles": The Immediate Origins of the Welles Mission, January and February 1940p. 75
Hope, Despair, Friends-Welles in Rome, Berlin, and Paris, 17 February-12 March 1940p. 107
"The Grass Snake" Arrives: Welles in London, 10 March-13 March 1940p. 131
Increasingly Forlorn: Welles Heads Home via Romep. 155
The Welles Mission: A Short-Term Legacy to the Anglo-American Relationship and Rooseveltian Foreign Policyp. 175
Appendicesp. 193
Notesp. 197
Bibliographyp. 243
Indexp. 257
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