The Primacy of Foreign Policy in British History, 1660-2000: How Strategic Concerns Shaped Modern Britain

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Palgrave MacMillan, Dec 15, 2010 - History - 368 pages
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External challenges, strategic threats, and war have shaped the course of modern British history. This volume examines how Britain mobilized to meet these challenges and how developments in the constitution, state, public sphere, and economy were a response to foreign policy issues from the Restoration to the rise of New Labour.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Foreign Affairs in Domestic Debate
15
Foreign and Domestic Policy in the Reign
32
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WILLIAM MULLIGAN  is Lecturer in Modern History at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is the author of The Making of the Modern German Army: General Walther Reinhardt and the Weimar Republic (2005) and The Origins of the First World War (2010).
 
BRENDAN SIMMS  is Professor of the History of European International Relations, University of Cambridge, UK. He is the author of several works on geopolitics such as The Impact of Napoleon (1997), The Struggle for Mastery in Germany (1998), Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (2001) and Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire (2007)

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