Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

The Foreign Policy of the British Labour Governments, 1945-1951

£5.99

Product description

"Britain paid a high price for victory in the Second World War and her future was uncertain.This book examines the alternatives:Britain as leader of a revived Europe;the emerging multi-racial Commonwealth as an alternative power bloc;and an alliance with the Untied States with which to face a Russia apparently determined to expand not only in Europe but also in the Middle East and Asia.The essays show how the Labour Governments of 1945-51 preserved Britain's great power status at the conference table,secured the Anglo-American special relationship on which Britain's post-war foreign policy has continued to be based,and presided over the change from British Commonwealth to Commonwealth and the move towards independence of over a quarter of the world's population .It was a considerable achievement."

Book in good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 1984.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Ritchie Ovendale
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14.3 x 2cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0718512456
ISBN-13:
9780718512453
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Leicester University Press

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

"Britain paid a high price for victory in the Second World War and her future was uncertain.This book examines the alternatives:Britain as leader of a revived Europe;the emerging multi-racial Commonwealth as an alternative power bloc;and an alliance with the Untied States with which to face a Russia apparently determined to expand not only in Europe but also in the Middle East and Asia.The essays show how the Labour Governments of 1945-51 preserved Britain's great power status at the conference table,secured the Anglo-American special relationship on which Britain's post-war foreign policy has continued to be based,and presided over the change from British Commonwealth to Commonwealth and the move towards independence of over a quarter of the world's population .It was a considerable achievement."

Book in good condition with clean pages throughout and securely bound.Printed in 1984.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Ritchie Ovendale
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14.3 x 2cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0718512456
ISBN-13:
9780718512453
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Leicester University Press

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £4.70

Outside Europe: £7.00

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Shop Mutley Plain

A really great range for all Oxfam shoppers! We sell a variety of donated clothes and accessories, books, and homewares. We also stock new gifts, new jewellery and greetings cards. Call us for more information!

View Shop