Personalities, War and Diplomacy: Essays in International History

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Thomas G. Otte, Constantine A. Pagedas
Psychology Press, 1997 - History - 291 pages
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Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making.
  

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Contents

Liberal or Realist?
5
Field Marshal Conrad von Hotzendorf and
38
The British Official Mind and the United
66
Liberal or Realist? Jonathan Wright
81
Viscount Cecil Winston Churchill and
105
Sir Robert Vansittart and Spain
127
Dwight Eisenhower
158
PaulHenri Spaak
186
Defence Sufficiency and the MilitaryPolitical
213
John F Kennedy Nuclear Tests and the Politics
234
Index
283
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T. G. Otte is Senior Lecturer in Diplomatic History at the University of East Anglia. His recent publications include The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894 1905 (2007), The Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1854 1946 (with Keith Neilson, 2009) and Coalition Government in Britain: From Glorious Revolution to Cameron-Clegg (as editor, 2010).

Pagedas, Manager, Strategic Analysis and Special Assistant to the President, International Technology and Trade Associates Inc., Washington, DC.

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