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The fourth version of this bestselling identify charts the process British overseas coverage from the tip of the 1st global warfare and the Treaty of Versailles, to the social and financial results of the second one international conflict. there's a specific concentration and research of the difficulty of appeasement through the interval, specially within the run-up to the second one global struggle. Public opinion and the function of key contributors is explored all through and the narrative concludes with an interpretation of the motives of and purposes for British overseas regulations around the period.

Throughout the booklet, key dates, phrases and matters are highlighted, and ancient interpretations of key debates are defined. precis diagrams are incorporated to consolidate wisdom and realizing of the interval, and exam-style questions and information written by means of examiners give you the chance to improve examination skills.

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The results of Locarno At the time, the Locarno Pact was seen as a diplomatic triumph and a great landmark. Austen Chamberlain regarded it as ‘the real dividing line between the years of war and the years of peace’. It seemed that Germany had been readmitted to the community of nations and that France and Germany had been reconciled. People talked of the ‘spirit of Locarno’, and Chamberlain, Briand and Stresemann were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts. Key question How important was the Locarno Pact?

The army reverted to its pre-war role of imperial police force and, although the RAF preserved its separate identity, it remained small in numbers. The most interesting developments surrounded the Senior Service – the Royal Navy. Naval disarmament Although the war had brought about the destruction of the German fleet, in 1919 there seemed every prospect of there being Key question How successful were efforts to achieve disarmament in the 1920s? Key term Key date The Illusion of Peace 1919–31 | 43 Washington Naval Agreement: February 1922 Admiralty The government board that administered the Royal Navy.

In coming to a conclusion which explores how far Britain’s interests were actually harmed, keep the two elements of the question in mind. You should take care not to judge the complacency of the policy-makers of the 1920s with the benefits of hindsight. Note the optimistic signs in 1928 and 1929 indicated by the Kellogg–Briand Pact (page 39) and the Young Plan (page 39). 3 The Gathering Storm 1931–8 POINTS TO CONSIDER Between 1931 and 1938 British governments faced problems with regard to Germany, Italy and Japan.

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