Base colonies in the Western hemisphere, 1940-1967
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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Strategic aspects,
  • American Military bases,
  • Military relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-279) and index.

StatementSteven High
SeriesStudies of the Americas, Studies of the Americas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA26.A2 H54 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25566593M
ISBN 100230609430
ISBN 109780230609433
OCLC/WorldCa269433731

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This book examines the social, economic and political aftermath of the famous Anglo-American 'destroyers-for-bases' deal of 2nd September that saw fifty obsolete U.S. destroyers exchanged for 'base colonies' in Trinidad, Bermuda, Newfoundland and the : Palgrave Macmillan US. Base Colonies in the Western Hemisphere, (Studies of the Americas series) by Steven High. Trinidad, Bermuda and Canada, Base Colonies in the Western Hemisphere is the first study to answer these and other questions within a cross-regional comparative framework. The result is a fascinating exploration into race, class and empire. Get this from a library! Base colonies in the Western hemisphere, [Steven C High]. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Summary This book examines the social, economic, and political aftermath of the famous Anglo-American "destroyers-for-bases" deal of September 2, that saw fifty obsolete U.S. destroyers exchanged for massive leased "base colonies" in Trinidad, Bermuda, Newfoundland, and the Bahamas.

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