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Peace, War and Party Politics : The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59.

Author: Geoffrey Hicks
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press Gordonsville : Macmillan [distributor] March 2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peace, war and party politics examines the mid-Victorian Conservative Partys significant but overlooked role in British foreign policy and in contemporary debate about Britains relations with Europe. The book considers the Conservatives response - in opposition and government - to the tumultuous era of Napoleon III, the Crimean war and Italian unification. Within a clear chronological framework, it focuses on high  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Hicks
ISBN: 9780719075957 0719075955
OCLC Number: 873024276
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface1 Introduction2 Conservative perspectives3 Prelude to power, 1850-52 4 1852. Foreign affairs; domestic problems 5 Entente Cordiale 6 From peace to war: opposing Aberdeen, 1852-1855 7 From war to peace: opposing Palmerston, 1855-1858 8 Disraelian undertones, 1858 9 The Italian Question 10 European war; Conservative struggle 11 The politics of Conservative foreign policy -- .

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This book examines the mid-Victorian Conservative Party's significant but overlooked role in British foreign policy and in contemporary debate about Britain's relations with Europe. It considers the  Read more...

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