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Choose your weapons : the British Foreign Secretary : 200 years of argument, success and failure

Author: Douglas Hurd; Edward Young
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When writing his magnificent life of Robert Peel, Douglas Hurd found himself caught up again in a debate the argument between the noisy popular liberal interventionist approach and the more conservative diplomatic approach concentrating on co operation between other nations.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Hurd; Edward Young
ISBN: 9780753828526 0753828529
OCLC Number: 782044876
Notes: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Description: xv, 415 pages [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Catlereagh and Canning --
2. Aberdeen and Palmerston --
3. Derby (and Disraeli) --
4. Salisbury --
5. Grey --
6. Ramsay MacDonald and Austen Chamberlain --
7. Bevin and Eden.
Responsibility: Douglas Hurd and Edward Young.

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A fascinating insight into the second most powerful job in British politics. * HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER * Unexpectedly enjoyable...it's a spry account with some vivid vignettes. -- Ian Pindar * Read more...

 
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