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    DescriptionWhen Harold Macmillan became prime minister in 1957, Britain had reached a critical point in its contemporary history. There was still evidence of Britain's status as a great power, yet the previous year's humiliation at Suez had undermined its credibility. By taking key areas of overseas policy - summitry, the Middle East, defence, Empire, and Europe - this volume looks at Macmillan's attempts to establish a new foreign policy agenda after Suez. Based on research in public and private archives in Britain, America and Germany, Harold Macmillan and Britain's World Role offers a critical reappraisal of British foreign policy between 1957 and 1963, addressing how successfully Macmillan answered his own key question: 'Why should the UK stay in the big game?'


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    Title
    Harold Macmillan and Britain's World Role
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Richard Aldous, Edited by Sabine Lee, Introduction by R. R. James
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 223 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333630532
    ISBN 10: 033363053X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3, HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPK
    BIC subject category V2: JPQB
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJPG
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 941.085
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 3JJPK, 3JJPG
    Thema V1.0: JPS, JPQB, NHD
    Illustrations note
    index, tables
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    22 November 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Preface - Harold Macmillan: An Introduction; R.R.James - 'A Family Affair': Macmillan and the Art of Personal Diplomacy; R.Aldous - Macmillan and the Middle East; N.Ashton - Macmillan and the British Defence Policy; S.Ball - Macmillan and the End of the British Empire; P.Hemming - Staying in the Game? Coming into the Game? Macmillan and European Integration; S.Lee - 'Staying in the Game': Harold Macmillan and Britain's World Role; R.Aldous & S.Lee - Index