Grand Improvisation

Grand Improvisation

A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire wouldn’t step aside for the rising American superpower—with global insights for today.

An enduring myth of the twentieth century is that the United States rapidly became a superpower in the years after World War II, when the British Empire—the greatest in history—was too wounded to maintain a global presence. In fact, Derek Leebaert argues in Grand Improvisation… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 16, 2018)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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