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Palmerston's foreign policy, 1848

£24.99

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Peter Lang 1993. Hardback with no dust jacket in good used condition. Some marking to rear board and along spine. Pages are clean and binding is tight throughout. There is a British Library stamp on front endpaper.
When the revolutions of 1848 threatened Europe's international stability, Lord Palmerston, the British foreign secretary, responded to the revolutionary challenge. This book provides a detailed account of Palmerston's foreign policy in 1848. Based upon Palmerston's previously restricted private correspondance, as well as his state papers, the work emphasizes the interplay of events. It deals with his foreign policy in terms of his personal views, the increasing social and political unrest in Britain, and the unfolding continental revolutions. In addition, the book discusses Palmerston's shifts in alignment with the great powers during 1848-1849, and long-range consequences of his diplomacy. Overall, the book presents a broad approach to Palmerston, as well as Britain's role in the revolutions of 1848.

Item details

Author(s):
George J. Billy
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.5cm by23.5cm by 2cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0820417300
ISBN-13:
9780820417301
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Peter Lang
Title:
Palmerston's foreign policy, 1848

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Peter Lang 1993. Hardback with no dust jacket in good used condition. Some marking to rear board and along spine. Pages are clean and binding is tight throughout. There is a British Library stamp on front endpaper.
When the revolutions of 1848 threatened Europe's international stability, Lord Palmerston, the British foreign secretary, responded to the revolutionary challenge. This book provides a detailed account of Palmerston's foreign policy in 1848. Based upon Palmerston's previously restricted private correspondance, as well as his state papers, the work emphasizes the interplay of events. It deals with his foreign policy in terms of his personal views, the increasing social and political unrest in Britain, and the unfolding continental revolutions. In addition, the book discusses Palmerston's shifts in alignment with the great powers during 1848-1849, and long-range consequences of his diplomacy. Overall, the book presents a broad approach to Palmerston, as well as Britain's role in the revolutions of 1848.

Author(s):
George J. Billy
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15.5cm by23.5cm by 2cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0820417300
ISBN-13:
9780820417301
Number of pages:
256
Publisher:
Peter Lang
Title:
Palmerston's foreign policy, 1848

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