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Franklin Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy and the Welles Mission

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Part of the The World of the Roosevelts book series (WOOROO)

About this book


A new and original analysis of the mission undertaken by FDR's Secretary of State during the Phoney War, Rofe's work explains the motivations and goals of Roosevelt through an analysis of the president's foreign policy and of the nature of the Anglo-American relationship of the time.


Anglo-American Europe foreign policy Policy work

About the authors

J. SIMON ROFE is a Lecturer at the Defence Studies Department, King's College London, UK.

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'This book is well done, and thoroughly researched, and given the lack of attention the Welles' mission has received in the historiography of the Second World War, it represents a significant addition to scholarship of the period.' - David Woolner, Assistant Professor of History at Marist College