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By C. Baxter,M. Dockrill,K. Hamilton

This quantity of essays focuses upon Britain's overseas and imperial position from the mid-Victorian period via until eventually the quick aftermath of the second one international struggle. person chapters by way of stated specialists of their box take care of a number of broad-ranging and specific concerns, together with: 'cold wars' ahead of the chilly struggle in Anglo-Russian relatives; Lord Curzon and the international relations of struggle and peace-making; air-power as an software of colonial keep an eye on; international place of work efforts to border and impact the old narrative; Winston Churchill's substitute to, and the pursuit of, rules of 'appeasement'; British responses to clash and regime switch in Spain; the key Intelligence carrier and British international relations in East Asia'; Neville Chamberlain and the 'phoney war'; efforts to wrestle American misperceptions of england in wartime; and British-American ameliorations over the way forward for Italy's colonial possessions. This assortment, in addition to the accompanying quantity masking the interval after international conflict 2, is devoted to the reminiscence of Professor Saki Dockrill.

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