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Britain's International Role, 1970-1991 / Michael J. Turner
Bib ID 5020643
Format BookBook
Author
Turner, Michael J., 1965-
 
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Description New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 
vi, 288 pages ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9780230577725
0230577725
0230577717
9780230577718
Series

British studies series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))

Summary

"Michael Turner offers a detailed examination of Britain's role and influence in the 1970s and 1980s, a time of rapid change when Britain could no longer expect to be treated as one of the 'Big Three' world powers. This book examines the key decisions, their consequences, and places British policy-making in its international context"--Provided by publisher.

Full contents
  • Introduction : 'Doomed steadily to diminish'?
  • Accommodating Change
  • Questions of Defence and Détente
  • The Beginning of a New World Order?
  • Quarrelling with Allies
  • Confronting the Soviets
  • Multi-Polarity and Nuclear Weapons
  • The Approach of Victory in the Cold War
  • Extra-European Affairs
  • Dealing with the Middle East
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-277) and index.

Subjects HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain  |  HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century  |  POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1964-1979.  |  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1979-1997.

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