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Britain America and Arms Control, 1921–37

  • Authors
  • Christopher Hall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Christopher Hall
    Pages 1-35
  3. Christopher Hall
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 219-295

About this book

Introduction

Arms control diplomacy as a central factor in superpower relations is not a new phenomenon. In this book, Christopher Hall traces the rise and fall of a previous arms limitation effort, the naval treaties of the interwar years, which successfully controlled competition in the strategic weapons of that era - the battleships and other vessels of the British, American and other 'great power' navies. He shows the problems and their solutions - many of relevance today - which made the treaties possible, and their major role in the peaceful transfer of leadership of the west from the British Empire to the United States.

Keywords

Europe Sea Power Superpower

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