Britannia Overruled: British Policy and World Power in the Twentieth Century / Edition 2

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Since publication of the first edition in 1991, this lively and penetrating eXamination of British international policy since 1890 and eXploration of her international relations, has been established as the preeminent overview of 20th century British foreign policy. Brings together history of diplomacy, defense and economics, uptodate with information added on postThatcher period and provides a provocative reinterpretation of the British 'decline'. Those interested in British history, diplomacy or international relations. First editon ISBN 052552761. Also available in Hardcover 0582437253.
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'Essential; Required reading from now on by anyone wishing to understand Britain's changing place in the twentieth-century world.'

Times Literary Supplement

'A welcome blend of two different sorts of history: both a narrative of decline and a philosophical investigation into the nature and logic of power.'

The Independent

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582382497
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/10/2000
  • Series: Studies In Modern History Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Director of Studies in History at Christ's College, Cambridge

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Maps
Introduction 1
1 Power 4
2 Policy 36
3 Cold War, 1899-1914 62
4 Great War, 1914-22 83
5 No War, 1919-40 108
6 World War, 1940-7 137
7 Superpowers, 1947-55 163
8 Circles, 1955-70 190
9 Europe, 1970-9 224
10 Thatcher, 1979-90 241
11 Identities, 1990-9 276
Conclusion 304
App. 1 Principal Officers of State since 1895 322
App. 2 The Institutions of the European Community 327
Bibliography 328
Maps 354
Index 367
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