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Conservatism and British Foreign Policy, 1820-1920 : The Derbys and their World

By: Hicks, Geoffrey, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9780754696582.Subject(s): Conservatism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Conservatism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Conservative Party (Great Britain) -- History | Derby, Earls of | Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1901-1936 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 19th century | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1936 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century | Stanley familyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Conservatism and British Foreign Policy, 1820–1920 : The Derbys and their WorldDDC classification: 327.41009 | 327.41009/034 | 941.0810922 | 941'.081'0922 | 941/.081/0922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Notes on Contributors; Timeline; Introduction The View from Knowsley; 1 Derby Redivivus: Reflections on the Political Achievement of the Fourteenth Earl of Derby; 2 The Ultimate Test: The Fourteenth Earl, the Admiralty and the Ministry of 1852; 3 The Fourteenth Earl and the 'Political Chameleon': Changing Views of Palmerston from Knowsley; 4 The Struggle for Stability: The Fourteenth Earl and Europe, 1852‒1868; 5 'Only wants quiet riding'?: Disraeli, the Fifteenth Earl of Derby and the 'War-in-Sight' Crisis
6 Britain's 'most isolationist Foreign Secretary': The Fifteenth Earl and the Eastern Crisis7 Crossing the Floor: Mary Derby, the Fifteenth Earl and the Liberals, 1878‒1882; 8 Oiling the Entente: the Seventeenth Earl of Derby and the Paris Embassy, 1918‒1920; 9 Traditions of Conservative Foreign Policy; Index
Summary: This book brings the political history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries up-to-date through a series of fresh and innovative essays on the Derbys and the conservative, or Conservative Party, approach to foreign policy. It brings a fresh approach to the political history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through a series of innovative essays and will appeal to those with an interest in the decline of the aristocracy, Victorian high politics and the politics of the regions, as well as the Conservative tradition in foreign policy.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Notes on Contributors; Timeline; Introduction The View from Knowsley; 1 Derby Redivivus: Reflections on the Political Achievement of the Fourteenth Earl of Derby; 2 The Ultimate Test: The Fourteenth Earl, the Admiralty and the Ministry of 1852; 3 The Fourteenth Earl and the 'Political Chameleon': Changing Views of Palmerston from Knowsley; 4 The Struggle for Stability: The Fourteenth Earl and Europe, 1852‒1868; 5 'Only wants quiet riding'?: Disraeli, the Fifteenth Earl of Derby and the 'War-in-Sight' Crisis

6 Britain's 'most isolationist Foreign Secretary': The Fifteenth Earl and the Eastern Crisis7 Crossing the Floor: Mary Derby, the Fifteenth Earl and the Liberals, 1878‒1882; 8 Oiling the Entente: the Seventeenth Earl of Derby and the Paris Embassy, 1918‒1920; 9 Traditions of Conservative Foreign Policy; Index

This book brings the political history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries up-to-date through a series of fresh and innovative essays on the Derbys and the conservative, or Conservative Party, approach to foreign policy. It brings a fresh approach to the political history of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through a series of innovative essays and will appeal to those with an interest in the decline of the aristocracy, Victorian high politics and the politics of the regions, as well as the Conservative tradition in foreign policy.

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