9780714655604

Power and Stability: British Foreign Policy, 1865-1965

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  • ISBN13:

    9780714655604

  • ISBN10:

    0714655600

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-06-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

The pursuit of stability drove British foreign policy even before 1865. These papers assess the implications of such a policy during the following 100 years when Britain slid from being the only global power to a regional European state.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix
Introduction
Erik Goldstein and B.J.C. McKercher
1(22)
British Power and Stability: The Historical Record
Zara Steiner
23(22)
Power, Sovereignty, and the Great Republic: Anglo-American Diplomatic Relations in the Ekra of the Civil War
Brian Holden Reid
45(32)
'Almost a Law of Nature'? Sir Edward Grey, the Foreign Office, and the Balance of Power in Europe, 1905-12
T.G. Otte
77(42)
'Après la Guerre finit, Soldat anglais partit...': Anglo-French Relations, 1918-25
Alan Sharp and Keith Jeffery
119(20)
'Far Too Dangerous a Gamble'? British Intelligence and Policy during the Chanak Crisis, September-October 1922
John R. Ferris
139(46)
The British Official Mind and the Lausanne Conference, 1922-23
Erik Goldstein
185(22)
Austen Chamberlain and the Continental Balance of Power: Strategy, Stability, and the League of Nations, 1924-29
B.J.C. McKercher
207(30)
The British Government and the Sale of Arms to the Lesser European Powers, 1936-39
Glyn Stone
237(34)
Invading Europe: The British Army and its Preparations for the Normandy Campaign, 1942-44
David French
271(24)
Killing the MLF? The Wilson Government and Nuclear Sharing in Europe, 1964-66
John Young
295(30)
Abstracts 325(5)
Notes on Contributors 330(3)
Select Bibliography 333(14)
Index 347

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