The Washington Embassy: British Ambassadors to the United States, 1939-77

Hardcover | June 15, 2009

EditorMichael F. Hopkins, Saul Kelly, John W. Young

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This book is the first study of the role of British Ambassadors in shaping Anglo-American relations during the first generation of the ‘special relationship’. As well as showing how ambassadors wielded influence in Washington and helped to formulate British foreign policy, it offers insights into the role of the embassy in modern diplomacy.

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This book is the first study of the role of British Ambassadors in shaping Anglo-American relations during the first generation of the ‘special relationship’. As well as showing how ambassadors wielded influence in Washington and helped to formulate British foreign policy, it offers insights into the role of the embassy in modern diplo...

MICHAEL F. HOPKINS  is Lecturer in History at the University of Liverpool and the author of Oliver Franks and the Truman Administration: Anglo-American Relations 1948-52.SAUL KELLY  is Reader in the Defence Studies Department of Kings College London and the author of The Hunt for Zerzura: the lost oasis and the desert war.JOHN W. YOUN...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.6 × 5.65 × 0.8 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230522165

ISBN - 13:9780230522169

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction--M.F.Hopkins, S.Kelly&--J.W.Young
Lord Lothian, 1939-40--J.S.Rofe
Lord Halifax, 1941-46--N.J.Cull
Lord Inverchapel, 1946-48--M.Folly
Oliver Franks, 1948-52--M.F.Hopkins
Roger Makins, 1953-56--S.Kelly
Harold Caccia, 1956-61; J.Ellison
David Ormsby Gore, Lord Harlech, 1961-65--M.F.Hopkins
Patrick Dean, 1965-69--J.Colman
John Freeman, 1969-71--J.W.Young
Lord Cromer, 1971-74--A.Spelling
Peter Ramsbotham, 1974-77--R.Roy
Conclusion--G.R.Berridge&--J.W.Young
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