Personalities, War and Diplomacy

Personalities, War and Diplomacy : Essays in International History

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Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making.show more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 16.26mm | 430g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138881945
  • 9781138881945

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Canadian Journal of History - reviewed by Keith Neilson - Royal Military college of Canada "In short, this is a valuable book. The editors are to be congratulated, both for their own efforts and for assembling a strong cast of contributors. Let us hope that the volume stimulates further work on the impact of personality on policy." FC Journal - Diplomacy and Statecraft - reveiwed by P.M.H.Bell University of Liverpool "The editors have conceived an enterprising and worthwhile project, and carried it through to a successful conclusion, in thee shape of a new and forceful contribution to a long-running debate." "This is an excellent collection of essays which, as Roy Jenkins points out in his preface, "rarely fail to provide both little-known information and beams of illumination"." - Michael Dockrill, Contemporary Security Policyshow more