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The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Jennifer Mori


This is not a traditional international relations text that deals with war, trade or power politics. Instead, this book offers an analysis of the social, cultural and intellectual aspects of diplomatic life in the age of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. The book illustrates several modes of Britain's engagement with Europe, whether political, artistic, scientific, literary or cultural. The book consults a wide range of sources for the study including the private and official papers of fifty men and women in the British diplomatic service. Attention is given to topics rarely covered ... More

Keywords: Enlightenment, French Revolution, British diplomatic service, diplomatic history, European identity, international relations, diplomatic life, private papers, official papers, experiences of women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082726
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Mori, author