Between Empire and Continent: British Foreign Policy Before the First World War (Studies in British and Imperial History #5) (Paperback)

Between Empire and Continent: British Foreign Policy Before the First World War (Studies in British and Imperial History #5) By Andreas Rose Cover Image
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Prior to World War I, Britain was at the center of global relations, utilizing tactics of diplomacy as it broke through the old alliances of European states. Historians have regularly interpreted these efforts as a reaction to the aggressive foreign policy of the German Empire. However, as Between Empire and Continent demonstrates, British foreign policy was in fact driven by a nexus of intra-British, continental and imperial motivations. Recreating the often heated public sphere of London at the turn of the twentieth century, this groundbreaking study carefully tracks the alliances, conflicts, and political maneuvering from which British foreign and security policy were born.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781789205077
ISBN-10: 1789205077
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2019
Pages: 542
Language: English
Series: Studies in British and Imperial History