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British world policy and the projection of global power, c.1830-1960

Author: Thomas G Otte
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume throws into sharp relief the material elements of British power, but also its less tangible components, from Britain's global network of naval bases to the vast range of intersecting commercial, financial and intelligence relationships, which reinforced the country's political power. Leading historians reshape the scholarly debate surrounding the nature of British global power at a crucial period of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Otte
ISBN: 9781107198852 1107198852
OCLC Number: 1088534168
Description: xiv, 315 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: British world policy and the White Queen's memory / T.G. Otte --
The War Trade Intelligence Department and British economic warfare during the First World War / John Robert Ferris --
The British Empire and the meaning of 'minimum force necessary' in colonial counter-insurgencies operations, c.1857 --
1967 / David French --
Yokohama for the British in the late nineteenth century : a hub for imperial defence and a node of influence for change / Hamish Ion --
"The diplomatic digestive organ" : the foreign office as the nerve-centre of foreign policy, c.1800-1940 / T.G. Otte --
Financial and commercial networks between Great Britain and South America during the long nineteenth century / Kathleen Burk --
Britain through Russian eyes : 1900-1914 / Dominic Lieven --
Imperial Germany's naval challenge and the renewal of British power / John H. Maurer --
Views of war, 1914 and 1939 : second thoughts / Zara Steiner --
The ambassadors, 1919-1939 / Erik Goldstein --
The tattered ties that bind : the imperial general staff and the dominions, 1919-1939 / Douglas E. Delaney --
Seeking a family consensus? : Anglo-dominion relations and the failed imperial conference of 1941 / Kent Fedorowich --
Imperial hubs and their limitations : British assessments of imposing sanctions on Japan, 1937 / G. Bruce Strang.
Responsibility: edited by T.G. Otte.

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This volume throws into sharp relief the material elements of British power, such as economic, military and naval force, but also its less tangible components, such as financial and diplomatic ties.  Read more...

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