World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939

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Title World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939
Subject & Keywords America; Britain; history; diplomacy; warfare; politics; BOAHIST; BOAWAR
Description Esme Howard was one of the greatest British diplomatists in the first half of the twentieth century. A member of the famous Howard family that had played a notable role in British history, Howard's career is significant for its breadth and impact. A colourful figure, he was an adventurous traveler, an overseas entrepreneur, a war hero, in addition to his diplomatic achievements. An intimate of major political figures and members of various royal families, with a wide network of diplomatic friends, he conducted an active correspondence. His papers provide a vivid picture of life in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain, as well as providing a rich source of material on the shaping and conduct of British foreign and imperial policy. Howard served in a series of posts of ever increasing significance. In the first part of the century he was the British Consul General on Crete, when the...
ISBN 9781851172962
Contributor Cumbria Archive Service
Type Text
Language Eng
Rights Content © Lord Philip Howard; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2014. All rights reserved.
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1863 - 1939
Created On 1st August, 2014 - 10:34am
Last Updated 1st August, 2014 - 10:34am
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