American-Australian Relations by Werner LeviAmerican-Australian Relations by Werner Levi

American-Australian Relations

byWerner Levi

Paperback | January 1, 1947

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American-Australian Relations was first published in 1947. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

This new study fills a wide gap in the story of American-Australian relations and is a timely addition to the literature in this field. There has been no comprehensive treatment of the topic before, and it will be of interest to those seeking information that the thorough documentation includes wide use of reports of the American consuls in Australia, and material from Australian parliamentary debates and Australian and American newspapers.

Australia has emerged from the war as an important world power that demands a prominent role in the south and southwest Pacific. At the same time the United States has become more and more deeply involved in Far Eastern affairs. The book gives the background of the development and shows the gradual enlargement of spheres of mutual interest between the two countries, both political and economic, from the end of the eighteenth century down to the problems presented by postwar developments in the Pacific.

Emphasis is placed on the economic and political ambitions of the two countries, and on their resulting agreements and disagreements both in their direct relations and in their relations with the whole Far Eastern region. Dr. Levi points out that the new importance of the Pacific resulting from World War II has proved to both nations their mutual dependence, but at the same time has increased their national interest in ever-widening and overlapping spheres in the Pacific area.

Werner Levi was professor of political science at the University of Minnesota. He studied in universities in five European countries, including the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, where he received the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence, and the Institute of East Asiatic Studies in Berlin. During the war he was coordinator of the F...
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Title:American-Australian RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 1947Publisher:University of Minnesota PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0816658153

ISBN - 13:9780816658152

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