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British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865-1919 : Questions & Analysis in History - Graham Goodlad

British Foreign and Imperial Policy 1865-1919

Questions & Analysis in History

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Published: 21st October 1999
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British Foreign and Imperial Policy, 1865-1919explores Britain's role in international affairs from the age of Gladstone and Disraeli to the end of the First World War. It explores such themes as Britain's involvement in the partitioning of Africa, the Anglo-Boer War, the foreign policy of Lord Salisbury and the prospects for the British Empire at the end of World War I. Integrating historical overview, the main historiographical debates, and analysis of key questions, this book provides students with a guide to examination success.

Series preface
Acknowledgements
The patriotic party: Disraeli, the Conservatives and Britain's world rolep. 1
Late Victorian Liberalism and empire: the era of Gladstonep. 14
A 'new imperialism'? British overseas expansion in the late nineteenth centuryp. 29
'The weakest link in the imperial chain': Britain and the South African War of 1899-1902p. 42
'Splendid isolation'? Lord Salisbury and foreign policyp. 54
'A diplomatic revolution'? Edwardian Britain and the great powersp. 66
'The lamps are going out': Sir Edward Grey and the growth of Anglo-German rivalryp. 77
Danger or opportunity? The Great War and its impactp. 91
Notes and sourcesp. 104
Select bibliographyp. 114
Indexp. 116
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ISBN: 9780415203388
ISBN-10: 0415203384
Series: Questions & Analysis in History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 21st October 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.69
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Number: 1