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Decisions and Diplomacy : Studies in Twentieth Century International History - Dick Richardson

Decisions and Diplomacy

Studies in Twentieth Century International History

By: Dick Richardson (Editor), Professor Glyn Stone (Editor)

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Published: 15th December 1994
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Decision making and diplomacy are key elements of twentieth century international history. Focusing particularly on the origins and aftermath of the Second World War, but expanding the scope broadly, this volume includes original papers on the management of British foreign policy between 1914 and 1945; the League of Nations and its impact on national and international diplomacy in the 1930s; the response of key powers to international crises and events such as the Manchurian crisis, the Abyssinian crisis, the Spanish Civil War and the Korean War; the intricacies and significance of conference diplomacy, such as the Geneva Disarmament Conference of 1932-34 and the Anglo-American relations post-1945. Each essay has been specially commissioned to cover an important aspect of decision-making and diplomacy in the twentieth century which is under-researched.

Forewordp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Economics and the Crisis of British Foreign Policy Management, 1914-45p. 9
Intelligence and the Lytton Commission, 1931-33p. 42
The Geneva Disarmament Conference 1932-34p. 60
The Chiefs of Staff, the 'Men on the Spot' and the Italo-Abyssinian Emergency, 1935-36p. 83
The 'Proffered Gift'p. 108
Britain, France and the Spanish Problem, 1936-39p. 129
Britain and Appeasement in the Late 1930sp. 153
The Atomic Bomb and the Korean War, 1950-53p. 174
Restoring the 'special Relationship'p. 205
Indexp. 224
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ISBN: 9780415097956
ISBN-10: 0415097959
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 15th December 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1