Spain, Portugal and the Great Powers, 1931-1941
By (author) Professor Glyn Stone
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Spain, Portugal and the Great Powers, 1931-1941 by Professor Glyn Stone
Book DescriptionThe Spanish Civil War and its significance in the foreign relations of the Great Powers - Britain, France, the United States, Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Soviet Russia - has attracted the attention of numerous historians and readers. This new study re-evaluates the economic, ideological, political, diplomatic, military and strategic reasons for the involvement or non-involvement of the Great Powers in the Spanish conflict. It also examines civil war diplomacy through the London based Non-Intervention Committee. In addition, Spain, Portugal and the Great Powers, 1931-1941 explores: - the foreign relations of the Great Powers during the Second Spanish Republic between its inception in 1931 and the outbreak of civil war in July 1936 - the conflicting policies and interests of the Great Powers concerning Portugal following the establishment of the Estado Novo in 1933 and, in particular, the outbreak of the civil war in Spain in 1936 - the economic, strategic and military concerns and ambitions of the Axis and Allied Powers with regard to Spain and Portugal after the civil war and during the early Second World War. Here, for the first time, with the inclusion of Portugal, the Great Power relations are set in the wider context of the Iberian Peninsula, making this an essential guide to a turbulent period in World history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333495599
(224mm x 142mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Glyn Stone
Spain, Portugal and the Great Powers, 1931-1941, Paperback (December 2005)
Draws upon a wealth of specialized studies that focus on key issues relating to Spain during the civil war and the early years of the Second World War. By including Portugal and beginning from 1931, this work is the general study of the significance of the Spanish area to the foreign policies and diplomatic relations of the Great Powers.
Decisions and Diplomacy, Hardback (December 1994)» View all books by Professor Glyn Stone
Some of the most formidable names in international history focus on the themes: the League of Nations and collective security, problems in British foreign policy, and European/international security in the interwar years.
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Author Biography - Professor Glyn Stone
GLYN A. STONE is Professor of International History and former Dean of Humanities at the University of the West of England, UK.
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