Series: British Politics and Society
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....
Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge
Paths of Empire, 1848-1945
Series: Military History and Policy
This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect...
Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge
Studies in Imperial Defence in Honour of Donald Mackenzie Schurman
These studies show how the British Empire used its maritime supremacy to construct and maintain a worldwide defence for its imperial interests. They rebut the idea that British defence policy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was primarily concerned with the balance of power in Europe....
Published November 29th 1996 by Routledge