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British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865-1919 [NOOK Book]

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British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britain's role in international affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the prospects for Britain and the Empire at the end of the First World War.
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British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865-1919

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Overview

British Foreign and Imperial Policy explores Britain's role in international affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War, exploring such themes as Britain's involvement in the Scramble for Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the prospects for Britain and the Empire at the end of the First World War.
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Table of Contents

Series preface
Acknowledgements
1 The patriotic party: Disraeli, the Conservatives and Britain's world role 1
2 Late Victorian Liberalism and empire: the era of Gladstone 14
3 A 'new imperialism'? British overseas expansion in the late nineteenth century 29
4 'The weakest link in the imperial chain': Britain and the South African War of 1899-1902 42
5 'Splendid isolation'? Lord Salisbury and foreign policy 54
6 'A diplomatic revolution'? Edwardian Britain and the great powers 66
7 'The lamps are going out': Sir Edward Grey and the growth of Anglo-German rivalry 77
8 Danger or opportunity? The Great War and its impact 91
Notes and sources 104
Select bibliography 114
Index 116
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