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Representing Britain, 1796-1962

Representing Britain:International Relations and Diplomacy, 1796-1962 Trial Series

What's Inside



The diplomatic collections in this series cover World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War. These records also include the creation of Israel and the campaign for Home Rule in Ireland. Correspondence from the 18th century describes how Britain took India from the native population. Military tactics are also explored in our letters to and from military leaders.

Dates Covered



  • All Souls College Oxford, Nat Lib of Scotland
  • Cumbria Archive Service
  • Hull University Archives
  • National Army Museum
  • National Library of Scotland


Licensed to access British Diplomacy from the Unification of Germany to the Spanish Civil War, 1863-1939

Contributor Cumbria Archive Service Contents 8 Volumes, 103 Documents (37,288 Pages)
Esmé Howard (1863-1939) was an influential British diplomat during the early 20th century. As a young man, he worked as...

Licensed to access British Diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador's Letters, 1909-1962

Contributor National Library of Scotland Contents 8 Volumes, 8 Documents (3,049 Pages)
A British ambassador to Washington from 1917 until 1918, Arthur C. Murray served as the Assistant Military Attaché to the...

Licensed to access The Collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Partition of the Middle East, 1879-1919

Contributor Hull University Archives Contents 4 Volumes, 101 Documents (4,860 Pages)
This collection is drawn from the personal papers of Mark Sykes (1879-1919), a politician and diplomatic advisor famous for his...

Licensed to access International Relations Between Britain and America, 1796-1848

Contributor All Souls College Oxford, Nat Lib of Scotland Contents 9 Volumes, 40 Documents (8,722 Pages)
Sir Charles Vaughan (1774-1849) was a career diplomat who served as British Ambassador to the United States during the period...

Licensed to access Military Tactics and the Rise of Modern Warfare, 1881-1935

Contributor National Army Museum Contents 9 Volumes, 68 Documents (6,190 Pages)
This collection is drawn from the personal papers of Professor Henry Spensor Wilkinson (1853-1937) and traces the rise of modern...
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