Cecil Spring Rice: A Diplomat's Life

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 232 pages
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This work examined the career of Cecil Spring Rice in detail from 1887 when Rice was posted to the British Legation in Washington and subsequent posts in Tokyo, Berlin, Tehran, Constantipople, Cairo, Petrograd, and Stockholm.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
9
Acknowledgments
11
Introduction
13
Families Fortunes and Friends
19
The Literary Impulse
62
Observer and Analyst Abroad
90
Veteran Diplomat
121
Wartime Ambassador 19141916
152
Wartime Ambassador 19161918
181
Last Days Last Words
204
Notes
211
Bibliography
224
Index
229
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Burton is emeritus professor of history at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

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