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French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940

The Decline and Fall of a Great Power

Edited by Robert Boyce

Routledge – 1998 – 304 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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    978-0-415-15039-2
    March 26th 1998

Description

French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940 outlines France's strategies for protection and appeasement during this period and places interwar relations in a larger European context.

This book examines:

* relationships with key countries such as Italy and Russia

* the significance of interwar France to 20th Century European integration

* the historical context of the policies

* the setbacks and defeats of the period and how they should be evaluated

Author Bio

Robert Boyce is Senior Lecturer in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is editor (with Esmonde Robertson) of Paths to War: New Essays on the Origins of the Second World War (1989) and author of British Capitalism at the Crossroads, 1919-1932: A Study in Politics, Economics and International Relations (1987). His book, Fatal Estrangement: Franco-British Relations from Versailles to Dunkirk, is in preparation.

Name: French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940: The Decline and Fall of a Great Power (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Robert Boyce. French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940 outlines France's strategies for protection and appeasement during this period and places interwar relations in a larger European context. This book examines: * relationships with key countries such...
Categories: European History, Modern History 1750-1945, Military & Naval History