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Debating Foreign Policy in Eighteenth-Century Britain

History


by
Jeremy Black

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 266 pages

File size: 16.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

During the course of the eighteenth century Britain’s status as a major maritime and commercial power steadily grew, and helped shape the global political, economic and military situation. Rather than offering a familiar narrative of Britain’s eighteenth-century foreign policy, this book instead focuses upon how this policy was debated and viewed by British society. By probing the issues surrounding the need to define and discuss Britain’s foreign policy in public contexts, this book offers a fascinating insight into questions of perceived national interest, and how this developed and evolved.

During the course of the eighteenth century Britain’s status as a major maritime and commercial power steadily grew, and helped shape the global political, economic and military situation. Rather than offering a familiar narrative of Britain’s eighteenth-century foreign policy, this book instead focuses upon how this policy was debated and viewed by British society. By probing the issues surrounding the need to define and discuss Britain’s foreign policy in public… (more)

During the course of the eighteenth century Britain’s status as a major maritime and commercial power steadily grew, and helped shape the global political, economic and military situation. Rather than offering a familiar narrative of Britain’s eighteenth-century foreign policy, this book instead focuses upon how this policy was debated and viewed by British society. By probing the issues surrounding the need to define and discuss Britain’s foreign policy in public contexts, this book offers a fascinating insight into questions of perceived national interest, and how this developed and evolved.

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