Britain and Central Europe, 1918-1933 (Book, 1999) []
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Britain and Central Europe, 1918-1933

Britain and Central Europe, 1918-1933

Author: Gábor Bátonyi
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Clarendon Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford historical monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book emphasizes the key role played by Britain in restoring peace and stability in Central Europe after the First World War. It focuses on the endeavours of British diplomats in the 1920s to promote political integration and economic co-operation in the Danubian region. The work traces the gradual shift in British attitudes towards the small Central European states, from one of active engagement to disinterest  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gábor Bátonyi
ISBN: 0198207484 9780198207481
OCLC Number: 40543218
Description: 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 'Austria infelix' --
'The special relationship' --
'The lynchpin of Central Europe.'
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs.
Responsibility: Gábor Bátonyi.
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This book provides three case studies of British foreign policy in Vienna, Budapest, and Prague in the interwar period. It focuses on British diplomatic initiatives aimed at promoting political and  Read more...


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Batonyi uses Foreign Office pen sketches of European statesmen to telling effect * American Historical Review (2000) * Although he deals with sensitive and potentially emotional issues, Gabor Batonyi Read more...

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