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The Times and Appeasement : The Journals of A. L. Kennedy, 1932-1939 - Gordon Martel

The Times and Appeasement

The Journals of A. L. Kennedy, 1932-1939

By: Gordon Martel (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2nd April 2001
ISBN: 9780521793544
Number Of Pages: 332

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A. L. Kennedy, the son of a British diplomat, began a long career in journalism with The Times before the First World War. When he returned to the newspaper in 1919 - as Captain Kennedy - he began to keep a journal of his activities and ideas, his conversations with politicians, officials and journalists. This book is an edited and annotated selection from his journals between 1932 and 1939, during which period he served as The Times' assistant foreign editor and in which capacity he was responsible for most of the leading articles on foreign affairs. His journals provide a fascinating insight into the complicated relationship between The Times and the government: intriguing to read, they are an extremely valuable source for historians of diplomacy politics and journalism in Britain between the wars and help to illuminate our understanding of 'appeasement'.

'Green has made an impressive and rich contribution.' Philip Williamson, English Historical Review

Notes on the text; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; Appendix.

ISBN: 9780521793544
ISBN-10: 0521793548
Series: Camden Fifth
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 2nd April 2001
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 14.48  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.54