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Britain and Foreign Affairs 1815-1885 : Europe and Overseas - John C. Lowe

Britain and Foreign Affairs 1815-1885

Europe and Overseas

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Published: 22nd January 1998
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This pamphlet examines British foreign policy from Castlereagh to Disraeli. Focusing on Britain's relations with other European and non-European powers such as America, Afghanistan, South Africa and Egypt, this pamphlet examines the roles of Canning, Palmerston, and Gladstone amongst others. The author discusses British attitudes to empire, and analyses socio-economic, military and political factors as they influenced foreign affairs.

Foreword
Time charts
Maps
The making of British foreign policy, 1815-85p. 1
Continuity and changep. 2
Attitudes to empirep. 5
Socio-economic factorsp. 8
Military factorsp. 11
Political factorsp. 13
Castlereagh and Canning, 1815-27p. 18
Britain's role in the peacemaking process (1814-15)p. 18
Castlereagh and the 'Congress System' (1818-22)p. 21
Canning: France and 'Spain with the Indies' (1822-27)p. 27
British policy and the Greek revolt (1821-31)p. 36
Britain and the European balance of power (1815-30)p. 39
The Palmerstonian age, 1830-65p. 40
Palmerston: Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister (1830-65)p. 40
Belgian independence and crises in the Near East (1830-41)p. 42
Britain and the European balance (1830-48)p. 47
Palmerston's gunboat diplomacy - China and Greecep. 51
Aberdeen and the origins of the Crimean war (1854-6)p. 54
Britain and the European balance (1856-65)p. 59
Britain and the United Statesp. 62
The Gladstone-Disraeli era, 1866-85p. 66
Britain, Prussia and the European balance of power (1866-71)p. 66
'Gladstonism' and 'Beaconsfieldism' in foreign affairsp. 71
Disraeli and the Near East crisis (1875-8)p. 75
Britain, Afghanistan and South Africa (1874-85)p. 78
Gladstone, Egypt and the Sudan (1880-5)p. 82
Conclusionp. 88
Select bibliographyp. 93
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ISBN: 9780415136174
ISBN-10: 0415136172
Series: Lancaster Pamphlets
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 22nd January 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1