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Richard Nixon and Europe

Richard Nixon and Europe

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Luke A. Nichter
Cambridge University Press, 5/21/2015
EAN 9781107094581, ISBN10: 1107094585

Hardcover, 258 pages, 22.9 x 15 x 2.8 cm
Language: English

The US-European relationship remains the closest and most important alliance in the world. Since 1945, successive American presidents each put their own touches on transatlantic relations, but the literature has reached only into the presidency of Lyndon Johnson (1963–9). This first study of transatlantic relations during the era of Richard Nixon shows a complex, turbulent period during which the postwar period came to an end, and the modern era came to be on both sides of the Atlantic in terms of political, economic, and military relations.

Introduction
1. A new dimension of NATO
2. Closing the gold window
3. The European response
4. The year of Europe
5. Europe coalesces
6. Britain is out
7. Britain is in
Conclusion.