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The British diplomatic service, 1815-1914

Raymond A. Jones

The British diplomatic service, 1815-1914

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Published by Smythe in Gerrards Cross .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Diplomatic and consular service -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p231-241. - Includes index.

    StatementRaymond A. Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1783
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,258p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16741666M
    ISBN 100861401093

    The result of this treaty was that Japan got the protection of British sea-power against the hostile intervention of France or Germany or both in the case of a Russo-Japanese war. When Delcasse gave up Egypt, he renounced a cause which ranked second to the los provinces. The comparative approach of this volume permits the inclusion of secondary European states such as Switzerland and non-European states in America, Asia, and North Africa. Schattenberg begins her essay with an amusing but embarrassing defeat by an American envoy in St.

    The choice of Viscount de Gontaut-Biron was, on the surface, a strange choice as he was not a professional diplomat and did not speak German. The British statesmen thought that that was the most opportune time for entering into an agreement with Germany. His personal life is revealed--standing long hours at his writing desk, finding solace in the violin, keeping his own counsel, constantly isolated by his responsibilities. In Europe, time was seen as increasingly valuable especially after the technological changes brought by the Industrial Revolution, whereas in Morocco every dignitary traveled slowly. However, according to Dr. Barker had been a fervent collector of antiquities, and his collection comprised lots.

    The deal was criticised, in both the countries but Salisbury and Caprivi defended it. Radical feeling turned even against France. In March,Germany proposed that if she guaranteed the British Empire, the latter should join the Triple Alliance and also bring Japan with her. The case studies illustrate the close links between official and sometimes not so official interstate relations in the period between the Congress of Vienna and the outbreak of the First World War.


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The British diplomatic service, 1815-1914 book

His personal life is revealed--standing long hours at his writing desk, finding solace in the violin, keeping his own counsel, constantly isolated by his responsibilities.

History of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom

Authors like Dickens below and the Bronte sisters wrote novels. There was no necessity of continuously interfering in European politics when the same purpose could be served by occasional interference. The result was that great honours The British diplomatic service showered on him.

Bourne and D. Lynn Milne September Geppert also briefly alludes to the first official visit by a German press delegation to Britain and the return visit by British journalists.

The other outstanding conflicts were also resolved by mutual negotiations. Britain Approaches Germany: At this time, efforts were being made by men like Chamberlain to win over Germany. During his visit to England inWilliam II remarked thus.

She also agreed to give up her right to deal directly with the Government of Afghanistan. Perhaps they learned from the mistakes of the French revolutionaries in The simple problem was who was stronger out of the two and that could be decided only by a war which was fought to the finish. The case studies illustrate the close links between official and sometimes not so official interstate relations in the period between the Congress of Vienna and the outbreak of the First World War.

The way in which the transformation of the political landscape affected political decision-making is discussed not only for the European great powers, but also as an international and global phenomenon.

After the Napoleonic War, the consuls appointed were all former army officers. William II also refused to meet the Boer generals who came to Germany to collect funds. All that the Entente did for the British was slightly to lessen their naval needs in the Mediterranean and to give Cromer a field-day in Egypt.

The boundaries of Togoland were also amicably fixed. France had to submit before Germany because she was not sure of any definite help from England. Oxford: Oxford University Press It was under these circumstances that Germany came to her senses and adopted a reasonable attitude.

It was not a conflict between equals because the British had control of Egypt and the French wanted only some compensation for giving up their claim to Egypt. Matthew S. After the defeat of Russia in the Crimean war, England kept aloof from European politics for more than a decade.

The Iron Chancellor made it a cardinal principle of his policy to keep on good terms with the British Government. He quotes the Confucian Classic but, even more, the Latin poets. Just as the British ambassador won in this case so too in the Portsmouth peace negotiations, the Russian representative, again in the theoretically weaker position, also prevailed against the Japanese.

After the alliance of the full resources of both the Mediterranean and Channel fleets were to be required to deal with the French and it was disputed whether they could do so or not.

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Confusingly, he begins with the third parliamentary Select Committee on the diplomatic service and its emphasis on cutting costs and improving efficiency. To derail these reforms, British diplomats used the American diplomatic service as a telling example of the disastrous consequences of such reforms.

The British Empire book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume examines the major themes and events in British c 4/5. Sir Edward Goschen Fund. During World War I, Goschen established a relief fund for British citizens still living in Germany who had lost their means of income and for British POWs being held prisoner in Germany.

The fund was primarily administered through the United States Consular Service, now the United States Foreign atlasbowling.comed by: Sir Frank Lascelles. Dec 18,  · Employed against a warlike background, the diplomatic methods of the ancient Greeks are thought by some to have been useless but by others to have been the most advanced seen prior to modern times.

This book works to its own view by looking at the co. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - 18th-century Britain, – When Georg Ludwig, elector of Hanover, became king of Great Britain on August 1,the country was in some respects bitterly divided.

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Fundamentally, however, it was prosperous, cohesive, and already a .