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British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930
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British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Casper Sylvest

Abstract

This book explores the development, character and legacy of the ideology of liberal internationalism in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. Liberal internationalism provided a powerful way of theorising and imagining international relations, and it dominated well-informed political discourse at a time when Britain was the most powerful country in the world. Its proponents focused on securing progress, generating order and enacting justice in international affairs, and it united a diverse group of intellectuals and public figures, leaving a lasting legacy in the twentieth cent ... More

Keywords: liberal internationalism, international relations, political discourse, international affairs, First World War, Britain, securing progress, generating order, enacting justice, late nineteenth century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780719079092
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Casper Sylvest, author