By A. Capet

This assortment gathers a few of the best-known names within the English-speaking international within the box of Anglo-French family, offering an authoritative survey for complex undergraduate and postgraduate scholars learning diplomacy within the lengthy 20th century, beginning with the the most important interval of the 1st international conflict and finishing with the both complicated query of the second one Iraq conflict. The emphasis is on British perceptions of the Entente, an issue which has no longer, earlier, got the eye it merits.

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Consensus and Disunity (Oxford: University Press, 1979). Morgan, Kenneth O. Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980, new edn (Oxford: University Press, 1982). R. Clemenceau (London: Eyre Methuen, 1974). 1 In the early 1920s the two powers diverged radically over the basis of European security and the place of Germany in the post-war world order. In the later 1920s the relationship was further strained by differences over commercial policy, the operation of the gold standard, war debts, disarmament and a host of other issues.

23. Dark, 13, 16–18. 24. Dawbarn, ix, 70, 112; Kahn, 1–4; Dark, 80–1; Atteridge, 12. John Ramsden 27 25. S. Enser does, though, allow himself in his bibliography the pointed cross-reference, ‘Mutinies, see French Army’. 26. TLS, 24 September 1914, 27 February 1919; Kahn, 5–6, 70, 97; Grey, 33–4; ‘A French Gunner’, 13–14, 62–3; McCabe, v, 2, 88; Dawbarn, 73. 27. Dark, 112; Dugard, v; Dupont, preface; Bertrand, 98; Drumont, 43; TLS, 26 April 1917. 28. Grey, 9; TLS, 4 June 1916; Allen, 324. 29. Drumont, 23; Davis, 217–8; Clarke, 30–31.

A culture or civilization’, he affirmed, ‘is something distinct both from race and from language’, and nations were commonly ‘a blend of races’. Yet even while insisting that ‘race is not destiny’, he accepted that at one remove it played a vital part in shaping destiny. Thus, ‘race is a material substratum or stuff which has to be shaped by the mind; and the mental shaping is a greater thing than that which has to be shaped. But every artificer and craftsman must know the qualities of the material on which he works’.

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