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Deterrence, coercion, and appeasement, British grand strategy, 1919-1940, David French

Summary
A compelling and original survey of British grand strategy in the inter-war period, underlining the inexorable relationships between foreign policy, grand strategy, military force, intelligence, finance and not least, domestic politics and public opinion
Table Of Contents
Who made British policy and grand strategy -- Creating the New World Order, 1919-21 -- Reconstructing the New World Order, 1921-6 -- Managing the New World Order, 1926-30 -- The world crisis and the national government, 1931-3 -- A new grand strategy : the defence requirements committee, 1932-5 -- 'I wish I saw a real policy emerging, but frankly I don't' : the Baldwin government, 1935-7 -- The grand strategy of fortress Britain, May 1937-September 1938 -- 'And I sincerely believe that we have at last opened the way to that general appeasement which alone can save the world from chaos' : appeasement, containment, and qar, October 1938 to September 1939 -- '... there was no hurry as time was on our side' : Chamberlain's war
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (634 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780192678096

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