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The Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1854–1946

By Keith Neilson, T.G. Otte

Routledge – 2009 – 364 pages

Series: British Politics and Society

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Description

Chief among the personnel at the Foreign Office is the Permanent Under-secretary, the senior civil servant who oversees the department and advises the Foreign Secretary. This book is a study of the twelve men who held this Office from 1854–1946.

Contents

Introduction 1. Edmund Hammond (1854-1873) 2. Lord Tenterden (1873-1882) 3. Sir Julian Pauncefote (1882-1889) 4. Sir Philip Currie (1889-1893) 5. Sir Thomas Sanderson (1894-1906) 6. Sir Charles Hardinge (I) (1906-1910) 7. Sir Arthur Nicolson (1906-1910) 8. Sir Charles Hardinge (II) (1916-1920) 9. Sir Eyre Crowe (1920-1925) 10. Sir William Tyrrell (1925-1928) and Sir Ronald Lindsay (1928-29) 11. Sir Robert Vansittart (1930-1937) 12. Sir Alexander Cadogan (1938-1946). Conclusion

Author Bio

Keith Neilson is Professor of History at the Royal Military College of Canada.

T.G. Otte is Senior Lecturer in Diplomatic History at the University of East Anglia.

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