A question of self-esteem : the United States and the Cold War choices in France and Italy, 1944-1958 / Alessandro Brogi.

Author
Brogi, Alessandro, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
Description
xvi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Summary note
This comparative study of French and Italian relations with the US during the early Cold War shows that French and Italian ambitions of status crucially affected the formation of the Western Alliance.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-303) and index.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-303) and index.
Contents
  • Invitation and Pride
  • France's "Rebirth"
  • Italy's "Rebirth"
  • America's View
  • The Old Game
  • Maneuvers
  • A Sober Reassessment
  • Mastering Interdependence? Status, the "Third Force," and the Western Alliance
  • A Self-Reliant Third Force?
  • Status, Economic Recovery, and Their Contradictions
  • "Third Force" and "Atlantic" Choices
  • Toward a "New Game"
  • Mastering Interdependence? Status, Nationalism, and the European Army Plan
  • France's Quest for Leadership
  • Italy's Reactions: The Quest for Harmony?
  • Confronting Communist Nationalism
  • Status, the New Look, and the Death of the EDC
  • Redesigning Interdependence
  • Mediterranean "Missions"
  • Imperial Decline
  • A Mediterranean "Vocation"
  • A Question of Leadership
  • Instability and Stagnation
  • The French "Savior"
  • A "de Gaulle" for Italy?
  • Epilogue: Containing French "Grandeur."
ISBN
  • 0275972933 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780275972936 ((alk. paper))
LCCN
2001034584
OCLC
47054698
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