7 edition of Politicians, Diplomacy and War in Modern British History found in the catalog.
August 2, 2003
by Hambledon & London
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||336|
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The aspirations of democracy and the requirements of diplomacy have always coexisted uneasily. The politicians discussed in this book, in particular the appreciation of the careers of John Bright and James Bryce, reflect obliquely or directly on the problems of politicians who seek the 'high moral ground' either in domestic or international politics.
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Politicians, diplomacy, and war in modern British history. It goes through a history of diplomacy and what diplomacy does and how it deals with politics and power.
The book talks about the machinery of diplomatic relationships in countries, it talks about the technical side of diplomacy and its immunities, the way that embassies work in countries.
Diplomacy, the established method of influencing the decisions and behaviour of foreign governments and peoples through dialogue, negotiation, and other measures short of war or diplomatic practices are a product of the post-Renaissance European state ically, diplomacy meant the conduct of official (usually bilateral) relations between sovereign states.
The aim of this book is to provide a history not merely of modern warfare but of modern war as a whole. It is an attempt to go beyond military history. Violent conflict is as old as humanity, but modern war is different.
Somewhere between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries an historic change took place in the military power of European states. Over the course of the eighties, Britain had become a significantly different society to what it was before.in terms of post-war British history, seemed to mark a kind of line in the sand.
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