Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

by Scott Newton
     
 

This bold new interpretation of Anglo-German appeasement challenges existing accounts, both orthodox and revisionist, by focusing on the economic motivations behind appeasement rather than on the workings of foreign policy. This is the first major study to provide a thorough analysis of the domestic political and economic background to appeasement, and to explain

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This bold new interpretation of Anglo-German appeasement challenges existing accounts, both orthodox and revisionist, by focusing on the economic motivations behind appeasement rather than on the workings of foreign policy. This is the first major study to provide a thorough analysis of the domestic political and economic background to appeasement, and to explain fully the reasons behind the persistence of the appeasement lobby even beyond the outbreak of war.

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"This work is valuable not only to economic and diplomatic historians but also to all specialists examining the causes of WW II."—Choice

"...[this] book will undoubtedly stimulate further research into British and German economic relations and their implications in the interwar years."—American Historical Review

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ISBN-13:
9780198202127
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.86(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

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