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Despite the title suggesting the book is solely about the future of conservatism, what transpires is actually a blueprint for tackling contemporary economic, cultural and social issues in the UK - by rebranding One Nation conservatism. As suggested in some of the reviews in the first pages of the book, even a socialist could read this.5/5(7). United Nations: A History begins with its creation in Although the organization was created to prevent war, many conflicts have arisen, ranging from The Korean War, to The Six Day War, to genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda. Stanley Meisler’s in-depth research examines the crises and many key political leaders. In this second edition, Meisler brings his popular history up to date with. Written to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Lester Pearson’s receipt of the Nobel Prize for Peace, John Melady’s popular history, Pearson’s Prize: Canada and the Suez Crisis, is underwhelming. Melady’s summary of the events leading up to, including, and following the conflict pitting Great Britain, France, and Israel against Egypt in is written in an accessible style. British Reaction to the Munich Crisis. by David Lilly. The British Conservative Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, led the crusade for peace with his attempts to negotiate a settlement to the problem. Chamberlain first sent Lord Runciman, an unqualified politician, to Prague to mediate the dispute and later went to negotiate with Hitler.
Its a brilliantly written book, an incredibly comprehensive look at the vast panoply of British history both domestic and foreign. Bear in mind as you read that the author, Mr AD Innes, is writing before the First World war, at a time when no-one really envisaged an end to the British Empire or a diminishing role for Britain on the world stage. Liberal fire-brand William Gladstone launched his election campaign to become British Prime Minister in during what was being described by contemporaries as the ‘Great Depression’. The ‘People’s William’ was elected primarily on the back of his promise to reverse the Conservative Party’s jingoistic, imperialist foreign policy under Benjamin Disraeli’s tenure. A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, this ground-breaking book radically reinterprets the course of modern economic development and the causes of overseas expansion during the past three centuries. Learn how colonial relationships shaped the British Museum's collection in our new trail, Collecting and empire. Become a member Support us by becoming a Member today and get 10% off in our online shop.
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