Download e-book for iPad: Conservatism and British Foreign Policy, 1820–1920: The by Geoffrey Hicks

By Geoffrey Hicks

ISBN-10: 0754669297

ISBN-13: 9780754669296

The Derbys of Knowsley corridor were missed by means of historians to an remarkable measure. In household political phrases, the legacies of Disraeli and his Conservative successors have lengthy obscured their Lancastrian aristocratic predecessors. so far as international coverage is anxious, 20th century politics and scholarship have frequently urged crude polarities: for instance, the belief of 'appeasement' as opposed to Churchillian belligerence has its 19th century identical in Aberdeen's obvious competition with Palmerston. The subtleties of different perspectives, resembling these represented through the Derbys, have both been missed or misunderstood. additionally, the truth that a lot an important archival and editorial paintings has basically been conducted within the final twenty years has had an important influence. reading various themes in household and overseas coverage, this assortment brings a clean method of the political background of the 19th and early 20th centuries via a chain of cutting edge essays. it's going to entice people with an curiosity within the decline of the aristocracy, Victorian excessive politics and the politics of the areas, in addition to the Conservative culture in overseas policy.

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