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Britain and the World

British Diplomacy and the Descent into Chaos

The Career of Jack Garnett, 1902-19

Authors: Fisher, J.

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Recreating the diplomatic career of Jack Garnett, from 1902-1919, John Fisher reveals a fascinating individual as well as contextualizing his story with regard to British policy in the countries to which he was posted in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America, during a period of rapid change in international politics and in Britain's world role.

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JOHN FISHER teaches History at the University of the West of England, Bristol. His previous books include Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East (1999), and Gentleman Spies (2002), and he has also co-edited several books and written many journal articles.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Fisher, John

    Pages 1-15

  • Constantinople: ‘A Very Wonderful Place’

    Fisher, John

    Pages 16-40

  • Like a Plant Uprooted: Life in Peking

    Fisher, John

    Pages 41-60

  • ‘People Who Squeeze and People Who May Be Squeezed’: Across Mongolia, 1908

    Fisher, John

    Pages 61-79

  • Bucharest and St Petersburg

    Fisher, John

    Pages 80-99

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
British Diplomacy and the Descent into Chaos
Book Subtitle
The Career of Jack Garnett, 1902-19
Authors
Series Title
Britain and the World
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35981-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230359819
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34897-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34588-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 298
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