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Alternative to appeasement [electronic resource] : Sir Robert Vansittart and Alliance diplomacy, 1934-1937 / Michael L. Roi.

By: Roi, Michael L. (Michael Lawrence), 1965-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 p.).ISBN: 9780313388224 (electronic bk.); 0313388229 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Vansittart, Robert Gilbert Vansittart, Baron, 1881-1957 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1910-1936 | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1936-1945 | Diplomats -- Great Britain -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General | Diplomaten | Buitenlandse politiek | Vansittart, Robert Gilbert, ((1881-1957)) | Diplomates -- Grande-Bretagne -- Biographies | Grande-Bretagne -- Relations ext�erieures -- 1910-1936 | Vansittart, Robert Gilbert | Au�enpolitik | Gro�britannienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Alternative to appeasement.DDC classification: 327.41/0092 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Rethinking Vansittart; 2. The Beginning: Vansittart's Strategic Vision and the DRC; 3. "Deepening Shadows": Death of Disarmament and the Stresa Solution, January 1934-June 1935; 4. "The Worst of All Worlds": The Abyssinian Crisis and the End of the Stresa Front, June 1935-February 1936; 5. Vansittart and Eden: Facing the Dictators, Though Not Together, 1936; 6. A Year of Grace: 1937; Conclusion: "Mine Is a Story of Failure?"; Selected Bibliography; Index;
Summary: The years from 1934 to 1937 were a time during which the British Empire was confronted with the emergence of the triple threat of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, and Fascist Italy. The goal of British policy was easily defined: the protection and promotion of Britain's vast interests. While Neville Chamberlain and Sir Robert Vansittart agreed on the goal, they disagreed on the means to achieve it. Their disagreement stemmed partly from their different understandings of the nature of the Third Reich; Vansittart understood better than Chamberlain the implications of Hitler's Weltanschauung. But th.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-191) and index.

The years from 1934 to 1937 were a time during which the British Empire was confronted with the emergence of the triple threat of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, and Fascist Italy. The goal of British policy was easily defined: the protection and promotion of Britain's vast interests. While Neville Chamberlain and Sir Robert Vansittart agreed on the goal, they disagreed on the means to achieve it. Their disagreement stemmed partly from their different understandings of the nature of the Third Reich; Vansittart understood better than Chamberlain the implications of Hitler's Weltanschauung. But th.

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Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Rethinking Vansittart; 2. The Beginning: Vansittart's Strategic Vision and the DRC; 3. "Deepening Shadows": Death of Disarmament and the Stresa Solution, January 1934-June 1935; 4. "The Worst of All Worlds": The Abyssinian Crisis and the End of the Stresa Front, June 1935-February 1936; 5. Vansittart and Eden: Facing the Dictators, Though Not Together, 1936; 6. A Year of Grace: 1937; Conclusion: "Mine Is a Story of Failure?"; Selected Bibliography; Index;

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