Appeasement in Crisis: From Munich to Prague, October 1938 - March 1939

Author: David Gillard
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Category: European History, British & Irish History, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, World War 2 Books, Politics & Government, Political Science & Theory, International Relations
Age Group: 15+
Book Format: Hardcover

After Munich, the British Government expressed readiness to defend what remained of Czechoslovakia. Six months later, Hitler ignored the warning and faced only verbal condemnation. A fortnight later, Chamberlain's Cabinet tried and failed to protect Poland by a similar 'guarantee'. Their deliberations show how and why they had so miscalculated.

DAVID GILLARD taught in the University of Glasgow from 1955 until his retirement in 1990. He has written substantially on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century International History, including Struggle for Asia, 1828-1914: A Study in British and Russian Imperialism (1977).

Table Of Contents
Diplomacy by Guarantee The Outlook from Whitehall The Challenge of Barbarism The Prospect of War Resolving to Resist Continental Commitment The Challenge of Annexation The Quest for Coalition The Guaranteeing of Poland Diplomacy of Drama Bibliography
About D. Gillard
DAVID GILLARD taught in the University of Glasgow from 1955 until his retirement in 1990. He has written substantially on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century International History, including Struggle for Asia, 1828-1914: A Study in British and Russian Imperialism (1977).

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Artist / Author David Gillard
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