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- DescriptionIn 1946, William Bullitt, the fi rst U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, U.S. ambassador to France at the outbreak of the Second World War, and onetime close advisor to FDR, wrote the fi rst book-length, comprehensive analysis of the emerging Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. During the war, as the book's new introduction by Francis P. Sempa points out, Bullitt had repeatedly urged President Roosevelt to wage war with a view toward the postwar balance of power. Bullitt recounts in this volume how the United States missed opportunities to block Soviet geopolitical gains during the war due to a fundamental misreading of the nature of the Soviet political system.
- Author BiographyWilliam C. Bullitt served as the United States' first Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1933-1936, and as Ambassador to France from 1936-1940. During the Second World War, Bullitt served as a roving ambassador for President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Bullitt coauthored, with Sigmund Freud, a biography of Woodrow Wilson, available from Transaction. Francis P. Sempa is the author of Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century (Transaction) He is an assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor of political science at Wilkes University.
- Author(s)William C. Bullitt
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication30/09/2005
- SubjectInternational Relations
- Place of PublicationSomerset, NJ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTransaction Publishers
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight540 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Introduction byFrancis P. Sempa
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition StatementRe-issue
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