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

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

by David Reynolds
     
 

This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition, David Reynolds has added a new chapters and extends his lively and incisive

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This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition, David Reynolds has added a new chapters and extends his lively and incisive analysis to the beginning of the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582382497
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/10/2000
Series:
Studies In Modern History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Maps
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Power4
2Policy36
3Cold War, 1899-191462
4Great War, 1914-2283
5No War, 1919-40108
6World War, 1940-7137
7Superpowers, 1947-55163
8Circles, 1955-70190
9Europe, 1970-9224
10Thatcher, 1979-90241
11Identities, 1990-9276
Conclusion304
App. 1Principal Officers of State since 1895322
App. 2The Institutions of the European Community327
Bibliography328
Maps354
Index367

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