Arthur Ponsonby

Arthur Ponsonby : The Politics of Life

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This biography of Ponsonby, the back-bench MP, focuses on his internationalism. His efforts to remove force from international relations, his advocacy of the democratic control of foreign policy, still felt today in the "Ponsonby Rule", and his relations with MacDonald are all considered.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 138 x 216mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • b&w photographs, bibliography, index
  • 0747016119
  • 9780747016113

Table of contents

Formative years - 1871-1908; radical MP - 1903-1914; the Great War; the Labour Party and foreign policy - 1919-1924; pacifist individualism - 1925-1931; life here and now - 1931-1939; epilogue - 1939-1946. Appendix: "Mr Ponsonby's note of the suggested amendment to the proposals for the avoidance of war".
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