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British diplomacy and the descent into chaos : the career of Jack Garnett, 1902-19

Author: John Fisher
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Britain and the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recreating the diplomatic career of Jack Garnett, from 1902-1919, John Fisher reveals a fascinating individual as well as contextualizing his story with regard to British policy in the countries to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: William James Garnett; William James Garnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fisher
ISBN: 9780230348974 0230348971
OCLC Number: 748328681
Description: xvii, 280 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Constantinople: "a very wonderful place" --
Like a plant uprooted: life in Peking --
"People who squeeze and people who may be squeezed": across Mongolia, 1908 --
Bucharest and St Petersburg --
Teheran 1911-14 : "into the vortex" --
London, Sophia and Athens, and the "episode of the floating bag" --
Tangier : "a confusion of the East and the West" --
A "hardly used genus": First Secretary in Buenos Aires --
A climacteric.
Series Title: Britain and the world.
Responsibility: John Fisher.
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